Sia Kangri

Elevation (feet): 24,350
Elevation (meters): 7,422
Continent: Asia
Country: Pakistan
Range/Region: Karakoram
Latitude: 35.663259
Longitude: 76.761861
Difficulty: Major Mountain Expedition
Best months for climbing: Sep
Year first climbed: 1934
First successful climber(s): Gunther Dyhrenfurth and party
Nearest major airport: Islamabad, Pakistan
Convenient Center: Skardu, Pakistan

Sia Kangri is a huge snowy mountain with many high peaks rising from its curved summit ridge. It rises at the junction of China, India, and Pakistan, though in this region the border between the latter two countries is in dispute. The mountain is well glaciated, its snowy crest rising above a vast, barren landscape of deep, rocky canyons.

Trip Reports

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

There are 2 trip reports for Sia Kangri.

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  • Log #21458 - by Lt Col SS Sharma on Oct 01, 2008
    you need to obtain permission from india and not pakistan to climb this mountain, since it is accessible from convoy col and the same is in control of indian army. our expedition was a joint indo...
  • Log #14006 - by Arif khan on Oct 28, 1998
    I fought for this peak as an officer of Pakistan Special Forces, It is beuitiful