Yukshin Gardan Sar (background left) and Kanjut Sar (background centre)
|Elevation||7,760 m (25,460 ft)
|Prominence||1,660 m (5,450 ft)|
|Range||Hispar Muztagh, Karakoram|
|First ascent||1959 by Camillo Pellissier|
|Easiest route||snow/ice climb|
Kanjut Sar is a mountain located in the Hispar Muztagh, a subrange of the Karakoram mountain range. It lies within the Gilgit-Baltistan province of Pakistan. It is the 26th highest mountain on Earth and the 11th highest in Pakistan.
Kanjut Sar consists of two peaks:
- Kanjut Sar I at 7,760 metres (25,459 ft).
- Kanjut Sar II, to the south east of I, at 6,831 m (22,411 ft).
Kanjut Sar I was first climbed in 1959 by Camillo Pellissier, member of an Italian expedition directed by Guido Monzino. Between 1981, August 4 and 6, 7 Japanese climbers of the same expedition climbed to the top. In 2010 Russian-American expedition attempted to climb on the Eastern Ridge of Kanjut Sar and reached 7450 m, turning in bad weather.
- Highest mountains of the world
- List of Ultras of the Western Himalayas
- List of mountains in Pakistan
- "Karakoram and India/Pakistan Himalayas Ultra-Prominences". peaklist.org. Retrieved 2010-08-05.
- AAJO 1982
- Northern Pakistan - highly detailed placemarks of towns, villages, peaks, glaciers, rivers and minor tributaries in Google Earth
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