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Elevation: 26,444'
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Administrator: Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ali Jaffri on Jan 16, 2009
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Room with a view: Broad Peak (26, 444 feet)

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  • Description 

    Its called Broad Peak because the summit ridge is 3 miles long and exceeds the 8000 meter mark at several points. This was first climbed by Hermann Buhl and Kurt Diemberger. Currently a Polish-Canadian team is attempting a winter ascent.

    For more details visit: k2climb.net

    Getting There 

    Arrive at Islamabad airport and either fly to Skardu or take a taxi to the Pir Wadhai bus stop where you can catch a bus to Skardu. From Skardu a private jeep hire will take you to Askoli where a 10 day trek through the Braldu Valley and Baltoro Glacier will bring you to the basecamp of Broad Peak at 17,000 feet.


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    Weather station 22.2 miles from here

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    West Ridge 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a Mod. Snow  Asia : Pakistan : ... : Broad Peak

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