What Does K-6 Stands For?


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K6 which is also known as the Baltistan Peak is one of the most spectacular peaks that lies in the Masherbrum Mountains. These in turn are one of the sub mountain ranges of the Karakoram Mountains. Although it isn't a very high mountain as compared to the others that surround it, it is said to be renowned for its steep face.
The peak is located very close to the Charakusa Glacier, which in recent times has gained a lot of popularity as prominent climbing destination. This glacier allows climbers a direct access to the northern part of the K6. This first mountaineers reached the top of this peak in the year 1970. The peak rises to a total height of 7282 meters and is located in Pakistan.

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