- Haramosh Peak
Name = Haramosh Peak
Photo = | Caption =
Elevation = 7,397 metres (24,270 feet)
Northern Areas, Pakistan
Rakaposhi-Haramosh Mountains, Karakoram
Prominence = convert|2277|m|ft|0 [http://www.peaklist.org/WWlists/ultras/karakoram.html Karakoram ultra-prominences] at peaklist.org]
Coordinates = coord|35|50|29|N|74|53|52|E|type:mountain
First ascent = 1958 by H. Roiss, S. Pauer, F. Mandl
Easiest route = rock/snow/ice climb
Listing = Ultra
Haramosh Peak (also known as Haramosh or Peak 58) is a
mountainlocated in the Karakoramrange of the Northern Areasof Pakistan. Its height is also often given as 7,409m.__NOTOC__
Haramosh lies about convert|65|km|mi|0 east of Gilgit, in the south-central region of the Rakaposhi-Haramosh Mountains, a subrange of the Karakoram range. It rises steeply above the north bank of the
Indus River, a little ways upstream of its confluence with the Gilgit River. The massifhas two summits, Haramosh Peak and Haramosh Kutwal Laila Peak.Fact|date=September 2008
Haramosh was first reconnoitered in 1947 by a
Swissteam, and a German team investigated a northeastern route in 1955. In 1957, Tony Streather, John Emery, Bernard Jillot and Ray Cuthbert, a team from Oxford Universityexperienced repeated falls and misfortunes during a failed attempt, leading to the deaths of Jillot and Cuthbert. Streather and Emery survived. The latter suffered severe frostbite and lost all of his fingers and toes.The epic tale of this expedition is told in Ralph Barker's "The Last Blue Mountain", ISBN 1-904466-30-3.
Haramosh was first climbed on
4 August 1958by the Austrians Heinrich Roiss, Stefan Pauer and Franz Mandl, via the Haramosh La (a saddle to the northeast) and the East Ridge, roughly the route of the1957 tragedy.
According to the Himalayan Index [ [http://www.alpine-club.org.uk/hi/ Himalayan Index] ] , there have been only three more ascents, in 1978 (Japanese, West Ridge), 1979 (unknown party/route), and 1988 (Polish, Southwest Face).
*"High Asia: An Illustrated History of the 7000 Metre Peaks" by Jill Neate, ISBN 0-89886-238-8.
*"The Last Blue Mountain" by Ralph Barker, Ripping Yarns.com. ISBN 1-904466-30-3.
* [http://wala.info.pl/western_karakoram/index.htm Orographical Sketch Map of the Karakoram] by Jerzy Wala, 1990. Published by the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research.
* [http://www.alpine-club.org.uk/hi/ Himalayan Index]
* [http://unclimbed.com/haramosh.jpgPicture of the Haramosh south face]
* [http://www.peaklist.org/spire/lists/world-25.html A world peak list] ranked by local relief and steepness featuring Haramosh as the world #17.
* [http://www.witchdesign.co.at/pauer Website of Stefan Pauer]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Haramosh Peak — Géographie Altitude 7 397 m Massif Karakoram Coordonnées … Wikipédia en Français
Haramosh Peak — f1 Haramosh Höhe 7.390 m Lage Pakistan Gebirge Karakorum Geographische Lage … Deutsch Wikipedia
Peak 58 — f1 Haramosh Höhe 7.390 m Lage Pakistan Gebirge Karakorum Geographische Lage … Deutsch Wikipedia
Haramosh — BW f1pd1pd5 Haramosh Höhe 7.406 m Lage Pakistan … Deutsch Wikipedia
Laila Peak (Rakaposhi-Haramosh-Berge) — pd5 Laila Peak Die Nordwestwand des Laila Peak Höhe … Deutsch Wikipedia
Laila Peak (Haramosh Valley) — Infobox Mountain Name = Laila Peak (Haramosh Valley) Photo = Laila Peak (Haramosh Valley).jpg|300px Caption = Laila Peak photographed from Camp II on Spantik Elevation = 6,985 metres (22,917 feet) Location = PAK Range = Karakoram, Haramosh Valley … Wikipedia
Laila Peak — ist der Name dreier Berge in Pakistan: Laila Peak (Masherbrum Berge), 6069 m, oberhalb des Hushe Tals in den Masherbrum Bergen im Karakorum. Laila Peak (Rakaposhi Haramosh Berge), 6985 m, zwischen Haramosh und Malubiting in den Rakaposhi Haramosh … Deutsch Wikipedia
Rakaposhi-Haramosh-Berge — p1p5 Rakaposhi Haramosh Berge Nordwestteil des Gebirges mit Rakaposhi (rechts) und Diran (links) Höchster Gipfel … Deutsch Wikipedia
Laila Peak — There are three peaks in Pakistan named Laila Peak.* Laila Peak (Hushe Valley) (6096 or 6614m) in Hushe Valley, Karakoram, * Laila Peak (Haramosh Valley) (6985m) in Haramosh Valley, Karakoram (near Chogurunma Glacier), * Laila Peak (Rupal Valley) … Wikipedia
Karakorum (Gebirge) — p1p5 Karakorum Der Karakorum aus dem Weltall Höchster Gipfel K2 (8.611 m) … Deutsch Wikipedia