Masherbrum

Elevation (feet): 25,660
Elevation (meters): 7,821
Continent: Asia
Country: Pakistan
Range/Region: Karakoram
Latitude: 35.642301
Longitude: 76.306658
Difficulty: Major Mountain Expedition
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1960
First successful climber(s): George Bell, Willi Unsoeld, (American-Pakistani expedition)
Nearest major airport: Islamabad, Pakistan
Convenient Center: Skardu, Pakistan

Masherbrum is a spectacular rock and ice peak, rising to the south of the Baltoro Glacier. The summit's sheer north face is a perfect pyramid, with steep narrow ridges rising suddenly to a sharp pinnacle.

Weather

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Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Masherbrum.

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  • Log #5282 - by Dmitry Freitor on Jan 24, 2002
    My friends and I made 2 attempts on Masherbrum by the standard route in 1999 and 2001. On the last one we've turned back around 7600 m after we've spent over three hours to advance 150 m in the deep...
  • Log #5283 - by Mark Hargreaves on June 22, 2001
    Any body interested should try mount cassy hill Sandal England, its a hell of a climb
  • Log #5284 - by George Bell on June 06, 2000
    My dad of the same name made the first ascent in 1960. I have been thinking of this a lot recently as dad died last week. Masherbrum is still quite rarely climbed, perhaps fewer than 10 times...