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Broad Peak Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 26,444'
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Submitted By: Ali Jaffri on Jan 16, 2009

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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.

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    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.

    Climbing Season

    Weather station 22.2 miles from here

    1 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

    Featured Route For Broad Peak

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

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