Diran is a mountain in the Karakoram range of the Northern Areas of Pakistan. This pyramid shaped mountain lies in the East of Rakaposhi (7,788m).
Diran was first climbed in 1968 by three Austrians Rainer Goeschl, Rudolph Pischinger and Hanns Schell. Earlier attempts by a German expedition in 1959 and an Australian expedition in 1964 were unsuccessful.
|Year first climbed:||1968|
|First successful climber(s):||Rainer Goschl, Rudolph Pischinger and Hanns Schell|
|Nearest major airport:||Gilgit Airport or Skardu Airport (Flights from Islamabad, subject to weather, often cancelled for several days)|
|Convenient Center:||Though there are shops in Islamabad and Rawalpindi for trekking and climbing equipment, it is best to bring all your equipment with you into Pakistan.|
Thanks to Waqas Usman for adding this peak.
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