Hispar Muztagh

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Hispar Muztagh is a sub-range of the Karakoram mountain range. It is located in the Gojal region of Gilgit-Baltistan, 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/25,869 ft).


Selected peaks in the Hispar Muztagh[edit]

Mountain Height (m) Height (ft) Coordinates Prominence (m) Parent mountain First ascent Ascents (attempts) [1]
Distaghil Sar 7,885 25,869 36°19′33″N 75°11′18″E / 36.32583°N 75.18833°E / 36.32583; 75.18833 2,525 K2 1960 3 (5)
Khunyang Chhish 7,823 25,666 36°12′19″N 75°12′28″E / 36.20528°N 75.20778°E / 36.20528; 75.20778 1,765 Distaghil Sar 1971 2 (6)
Kanjut Sar 7,760 25,558 36°12′18″N 75°25′04″E / 36.20500°N 75.41778°E / 36.20500; 75.41778 1,690 Khunyang Chhish 1959 2 (1)
Trivor 7,577 24,859 36°17′15″N 75°05′10″E / 36.28750°N 75.08611°E / 36.28750; 75.08611 1,000 Distaghil Sar 1960 2 (5)
Pumari Chhish 7,492 24,580 36°12′40″N 75°15′10″E / 36.21111°N 75.25278°E / 36.21111; 75.25278 884 Khunyang Chhish 1979 1 (2)
Yukshin Gardan Sar 7,469 24,505 36°15′00″N 75°22′30″E / 36.25000°N 75.37500°E / 36.25000; 75.37500 1,313 Pumari Chhish 1984 4 (1)
Momhil Sar 7,414 24,324 36°19′04″N 75°02′11″E / 36.31778°N 75.03639°E / 36.31778; 75.03639 990 Trivor 1964 2 (6)
Yazghil Dome South 7,324 24,029 36°19′N 75°13′E / 36.317°N 75.217°E / 36.317; 75.217 <500 Distaghil Sar ??? ???
Yutmaru Sar 7,283 23,894 36°13′40″N 75°22′05″E / 36.22778°N 75.36806°E / 36.22778; 75.36806 620 Yukshin Gardan Sar 1980 1 (1)
Lupghar Sar 7,200 23,622 36°20′52″N 75°00′57″E / 36.34778°N 75.01583°E / 36.34778; 75.01583 730 Momhil Sar 1979 1 (0)
Bularung Sar 7,200 23,622 36°18′N 75°08′E / 36.300°N 75.133°E / 36.300; 75.133 <500 Trivor ??? ???http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/58/Button_small.png

Note[edit]

Hispar Muztagh seen from ISS
  1. ^ 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.

Sources[edit]

Jerzy Wala, Orographical Sketch Map of the Karakoram, Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research, Zurich, 1990.

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