Rupal Peak

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Rupal Peak
روپل
Rupal Peakروپل‎ is located in Pakistan
Rupal Peakروپل‎
Rupal Peak
روپل
Location in Northern Pakistan
Highest point
Elevation 5,642 m (18,510 ft)
Coordinates 35°08′56.05″N 74°37′7.80″E / 35.1489028°N 74.6188333°E / 35.1489028; 74.6188333Coordinates: 35°08′56.05″N 74°37′7.80″E / 35.1489028°N 74.6188333°E / 35.1489028; 74.6188333[1]
Geography
Location Rupal Valley, Astore District, Pakistan
Parent range Himalayas
Climbing
First ascent 1964
Easiest route Standard Route from West

Rupal Peak (Urdu: روپل‎) is a mountain in Pakistan's western Himalayas. The peak is located just south of Nanga Parbat on the Rupal Valley and is sometimes climbed by mountaineers as they acclimatize for higher local peaks. Despite its unique beauty, steep north face and impressive height, Rupal is greatly overshadowed by Nanga Parbat, the Mazeno Wall, and the mighty Rupal Face. To its west lie Laila Peak and Shaigiri, and to its north flows the Rupal Glacier which later forms the Rupal River.

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