Sunday, 1 April 2012

Hushe Valley ,K,7

Broad Peak Altitude : 8,051 m

Broad Peak:
Altitude : 8,051 m
Mountain Range : Baltoro Muztagh ,Himalayas Karakoram
Firs accenders:Fritz Wintersteller,Marcus Schmuck ,Hermann Buhl,Kurt Dimberger.
Broad Peak also known as k3,is the 12th highest mountain on Earth ,with an elevation of 8,051 meters .The literal translation of “Broad Peak” to Faichan Kangri is not accepted among the Balti people:

Climbing History :
The first ascent of Broad Peak was made on June 9, 1957 by Fritz Wintersteller ,Marcus Schmuck, Kurt Diemberger , and Hermann Buhl of an Austrian expedition led by Marcus Schmuck. A first attempt by the team was made on May 29 where Fritz Wintersteller and Kurt Diemberger reached the forepeak (8,030 m). This was also accomplished without the aid of supplemental oxygen, high altitude porters nor base camp support.
On the same expedition, Marcus Schmuck and Fritz Wintersteller made a flash first ascent of Skil Brum peak (7,360 m) on June 19, 1957 in pure Alpine style in 53 hours..



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