The Crown (mountain)

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The Crown
Huang Guan Shan
The Crown is located in China
The Crown
The Crown
Location in China
Highest point
Elevation 7,295 m (23,934 ft) [1]
Ranked 84th
Prominence 1,919 m (6,296 ft) [2]
Listing Ultra
Coordinates 36°06′30″N 76°12′45″E / 36.10833°N 76.21250°E / 36.10833; 76.21250Coordinates: 36°06′30″N 76°12′45″E / 36.10833°N 76.21250°E / 36.10833; 76.21250[2]
Location Xinjiang, China
Parent range Yengisogat, Karakoram
First ascent 1993 by a Japanese team[3]
Easiest route YDS Grade VI

The Crown, also known as Huang Guan Shan and sometimes Crown Peak, is a mountain in the Karakoram mountain range in China. It is located in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. Its summit has an elevation of 7,295 metres (23,934 ft) and it is the highest peak in the Yengisogat subrange of the Karakoram.[1]

The summit was first climbed in 1993 by a Japanese party of the Tōkai branch of the Japanese Alpine Club.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "The Crown". Retrieved 17 September 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Karakoram and India/Pakistan Himalayas Ultra-Prominences". Retrieved 17 September 2011. 
  3. ^ a b First ascent details on Summitpost Retrieved 19 September 2011.