Nun Kun is a Himalayan massif that is dominated by two icy pyramid peaks, Nun and Kun. Nun is the higher of the two peaks, and is the highest mountain in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located only sixty miles east of Srinagar, the capital city. Its slightly lower sister peak, Kun, is located two miles north, separated by a high snowy plateau.
|Difficulty:||Major Mountain Expedition|
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||Nun - 1953, Kun - 1913|
|First successful climber(s):||Nun - Claude Kogan, Pierre Vittoz Kun - Mario Piacenza, Lorenzo Borelli, and party|
|Nearest major airport:||Srinagar or Leh|
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
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- Log #18777 - by Otto Schapendonk on Oct 03, 2005Didn't reach the summit. Came to 7020m. Nun is not difficult, the climb is not really steep. But hence the distances are pretty long between the camp.