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Broad Peak

Broad Peak is the 4th highest peak of Pakistan and the 12th highest peak of the world. The other name of the peak is FALCON KANGRI. It is called Broad peak because of its summit is more than a kilometer long and broad. The Broad peak is situated approximately 9 kilometers from K-2 along the Baltoro Glacier. The approach route from Skardu and the approach trek from the Askole village on the Baltoro Glacier. An Austrian expedition team led by Mr. Marcus Schmuk came to Pakistan in 1957 to climb this peak. The other vital members of the expedition were Mr. Hemann Buhl, Mr.Fritz Wintersteller, and Mr. Kurt Diemberger and in June, 1957 these mountaineers climb the peak without high altitude porters and oxygen.

Till date Broad Peak has been climbed by large number of mountaineers from different countries, including internationally renowned and eminent mountaineers, but it is still challenge for mountaineers, need determination to climb because it is very tough to conquer.

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