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.
|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|
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, 2002My 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, 2001Any body interested should try mount cassy hill Sandal England, its a hell of a climb
- Log #5284 - by George Bell on June 06, 2000My 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...