Distaghil Sar 19th Highest Peak Gilgit–Baltistan

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Distaghil Sar 19th Highest Peak Gilgit–Baltistan


Disteghil Sar or Distaghil Sar is the highest mountain in the Hispar Muztagh, a subrange of the Karakoram mountain range, in Gilgit-Baltistan. It is the 19th highest mountain on earth and the 7th highest peak in Pakistan. The mountain has an about 5 km long top ridge above 7400m with three distinct summits: (north)west 7885m, central 7760 m, and (south)east 7696m or 7535m.

Location - Geography: Hispar Muztagh, a subrange of the Karakoram mountain range, in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Elevation: 7,885 m (25,869 ft)

Best Trek Season: June To September

First Successful Ascent: G. Starker, D. Marchart of Stefan's in 1960 expedition.

Easiest Route: Snow / Ice Climb

 

Landmarks < Shimshal < Hunza District < Gilgit Baltistan < Pakistan

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