Diran Peak

Diran is a mountain situated in the Karakoram range in Nagar Valley and Bagrot Valley Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. This 7,266-metre pyramid-shaped mountain extends to the east of Rakaposhi. Diran is the most critical mountain in Pakistan as its snow is the cause of many events ending in hundreds of deaths.

Diran Was first scaled in 1968 by three Austrians Rainer Goeschl, Rudolph Pischinger, and Hanns Schell. Earlier attempts by a German team in 1959 and an Australian team in 1964 were unsuccessful. Diran is a dangerous mountain in Pakistan as its snow faces are often laden with avalanche-prone snow slopes, and so far letting many events resulting in dozens of deaths.

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Map of Diran Peak

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