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.
|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|
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, 2008you 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, 1998I fought for this peak as an officer of Pakistan Special Forces, It is beuitiful