Hispar Muztagh is a sub-range of the Karakoram mountain range. It is located in the Gojal region of the Northern Areas of Pakistan, north of Hispar Glacier, south of Shimshal Valley, and east of the Hunza Valley. It is the second highest sub-range of the Karakoram, the highest being the Baltoro Muztagh. The highest mountain in the range is Distaghil Sar (7,885m/25,869ft).
Selected peaks in the Hispar Muztagh
|Mountain||Height (m)||Height (ft)||Coordinates||Prominence (m)||Parent mountain||First ascent||Ascents (attempts) |
|Distaghil Sar||7,885||25,869||2,525||K2||1960||3 (5)|
|Khunyang Chhish||7,823||25,666||1,765||Distaghil Sar||1971||2 (6)|
|Kanjut Sar||7,760||25,558||1,690||Khunyang Chhish||1959||2 (1)|
|Trivor||7,577||24,859||1,000||Distaghil Sar||1960||2 (5)|
|Pumari Chhish||7,492||24,580||884||Khunyang Chhish||1979||1 (2)|
|Yukshin Gardan Sar||7,469||24,505||1,313||Pumari Chhish||1984||4 (1)|
|Momhil Sar||7,414||24,324||990||Trivor||1964||2 (6)|
|Yazghil Dome South||7,324||24,029||<500||Distaghil Sar||???||???|
|Yutmaru Sar||7,283||23,894||620||Yukshin Gardan Sar||1980||1 (1)|
|Lupghar Sar||7,200||23,622||730||Momhil Sar||1979||1 (0)|
- ^ These are from the Himalayan Index, which may not be completely accurate, as some climbs may not have been recorded in the climbing literature or indexed properly.
Jerzy Wala, Orographical Sketch Map of the Karakoram, Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research, Zurich, 1990.
- Blankonthemap The Northern Kashmir WebSite
- A labeled Google Earth image of Hispar Muztagh Range
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