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Diran Peak from Rakaposhi Base Camp
Highest point
Elevation 7,266 m (23,839 ft) [1]
Ranked 93rd
Prominence 1,325 m (4,347 ft) [1]
Coordinates 36°07′N 74°40′E / 36.117°N 74.667°E / 36.117; 74.667Coordinates: 36°07′N 74°40′E / 36.117°N 74.667°E / 36.117; 74.667[1]
Diran is located in Pakistan
Location in Pakistan
Location Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Parent range Karakoram
First ascent 1968 by Rainer Goschl, Rudolph Pischinger and Hanns Schell
Easiest route rock/snow/ice climb

Diran is a mountain in the Karakoram range in Nagar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. This 7,266-metre (23,839 ft) pyramid shaped mountain lies to 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 Austrian expedition in 1964 were unsuccessful.[2][3]

Reflection of Diran (left, 7,266m) and Rakaposhi (right, 7,788m, peak not visible) from Tagafari base camp.

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  1. ^ a b c "Diran". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Mountains of Pakistan: Diran Peak". EverestNews.com. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  3. ^ http://publications.americanalpineclub.org/articles/12196547601/Asia-Pakistan-Minapin-or-Diran

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