Diran Peak from Rakaposhi Base Camp
7,266 m (23,839 ft) |
|Prominence||1,325 m (4,347 ft) |
|First ascent||1968 by Rainer Goschl, Rudolph Pischinger and Hanns Schell|
|Easiest route||rock/snow/ice climb|
Diran is a dangerous mountain also called the third killer mountain in Pakistan as its snow faces are often laden with avalanche prone snow slopes and so far causing many events resulting in dozens of deaths.
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.
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- "The Mountains of Pakistan: Diran Peak". EverestNews.com. Retrieved 2 October 2011.