Hunza Peak

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Hunza Peak
ہنزہ چوٹی
A panoramic view of Ultar Peak Karakoram Range Hunza.jpg
Hunza Peak (center) and Bublimating (rock spire, left)
Highest point
Elevation6,270 m (20,570 ft)
Prominence140 metres (460 ft)
Coordinates36°22′12″N 74°39′00″E / 36.37000°N 74.65000°E / 36.37000; 74.65000Coordinates: 36°22′12″N 74°39′00″E / 36.37000°N 74.65000°E / 36.37000; 74.65000 [1]
Geography
LocationHunza, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Parent rangeBatura Muztagh, Karakoram

Hunza Peak (Urdu: ہنزہ چوٹی‎) lies in the westernmost subrange of the Karakoram range in Pakistan, along with the Ladyfinger Peak (Bublimating). It lies on the southwest ridge of the Ultar Sar massif, the most southeasterly of the major groups of the Batura Muztagh. The whole massif rises precipitously above the Hunza Valley to the southeast.

Bublimating, while having little prominence above the saddle with nearby Hunza Peak, is particularly notable for being a sharp, relatively snowless rock spire among snow peaks.

This peak has at least two known routes, both climbed in 1991. Both routes were done in alpine style, the first by a Swedish expedition and the second by a British team, which included Caradog Jones and Mick Fowler.

Close-up of Bublimotin Ladyfinger and Hunza Peak


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  1. ^ These coordinates are the coordinates of the Bublimating peak.