Kanjut Sar

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Kanjut Sar
Kanjut Sar.jpg
Kanjut Sar (background centre)
Elevation 7,760 m (25,459 ft)[1]
Ranked 26th
Prominence 1,660 m (5,446 ft)[1]
Listing Ultra
Kanjut Sar is located in Pakistan
Kanjut Sar
Kanjut Sar
Location Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Range Hispar Muztagh, Karakoram
Coordinates 36°12′18″N 75°25′06″E / 36.20500°N 75.41833°E / 36.20500; 75.41833Coordinates: 36°12′18″N 75°25′06″E / 36.20500°N 75.41833°E / 36.20500; 75.41833[1]
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 4th and 6th, 7 japanese climbers of the same expedition climbed to the top.[2] In 2010 Russian-American expedition attempted to climb on the Eastern Ridge of Kanjut Sar and reached 7450 m, turning in bad weather.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b c "Karakoram and India/Pakistan Himalayas Ultra-Prominences". peaklist.org. Retrieved 2010-08-05. 
  2. ^ AAJO 1982

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