Gasherbrum I

Coordinates: 35°43′28″N 76°41′47″E / 35.72444°N 76.69639°E / 35.72444; 76.69639
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Gasherbrum I
Hidden Peak
Gasherbrum I in 2001
Highest point
Elevation8,080 m (26,510 ft)
Ranked 11th
Prominence2,155 m (7,070 ft)
Isolation24 km (15 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates35°43′28″N 76°41′47″E / 35.72444°N 76.69639°E / 35.72444; 76.69639
Gasherbrum I is located in Tibetan Plateau
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PakistanChina border
Gasherbrum I is located in India
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Gasherbrum I (India)
Gasherbrum I is located in Gilgit Baltistan
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Gasherbrum I (Gilgit Baltistan)
Parent rangeKarakoram
First ascentJuly 5, 1958 by an American team
(First winter ascent 9 March 2012 Adam Bielecki and Janusz Gołąb)
Easiest routesnow/ice climb

Gasherbrum I is a 8,080 metres (26,510 ft) mountain in the Karakoram range, in China and Pakistan.[1] It is also known as K5 and Hidden Peak. It is the 11th highest mountain in the world. The first people to reach the top were Pete Schoening and Andy Kauffman in 1958.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gasherbrum I". Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  2. Clinch, Nicholas (1982). A Walk in the Sky: Climbing Hidden Peak. New York, Vancouver: The Mountaineers. ISBN 0898860423.