K-6 Baltistan Peak

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K6 Baltistan Peak is the 89th highest mountain in the world K-6 is part of the Masherbrum Karakoram. Its parent mountain is Chogolisa. The North face of K6 is as beautifull as Baintha Brakk (Ogre) or Latok. The unique ascent of this wonderfull summit was accomplissed by Austrian Expedition Edi Koblmüller. He first visited Pakistan in 1970 when he made the first ascent of the very difficult K6 (7,281m) from the Nangma Glacier with Von der Hecken , G. Haberl, G. Pressl K6 has only been climbed two times.

K-6 has huge, steep faces, and great relief above the nearby valleys, making it an impressive peak.

Elevation (feet): 23,888
Elevation (meters): 7,282
Continent: Asia
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 35.25
Longitude: 76.33
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: May, Aug
Year first climbed: 1970
First successful climber(s): Von der Hecken, G. Haberl, E. Koblmüller, G. Pressl
Nearest major airport: Skardu
Convenient Center: Skardu

Thanks to Karrar Haidri for adding this peak.

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