The Batura Muztagh is a group of mountains in the Karakoram mountain range. It was what is called a subrange, or a smaller mountain range inside of a larger one. It is located in Gilgit-Baltistan, in Pakistan.
View of part of the Batura Muztagh
|Elevation||7,795 m (25,574 ft)|
|Native name||Urdu: بتورا موز تاغ|
Batura Muztagh is the most western of the Karakoram subranges. It runs from Chalt village in Bar Valley in the east to Kampir Dior in the Kurumbar Valley in the west. This subrange included Muchu Chhish, which is the second highest unclimbed mountain in the world.
|Mountain||Height (m)||Height (ft)||Coordinates||Prominence (m)||Parent mountain||First ascent||Ascents (attempts)|
|Batura Sar||7,795||25,574||3,118||Distaghil Sar||1976||4 (6)|
|Shispare||7,611||24,970||1,240||Batura Sar||1974||3 (1)|
|Passu Sar||7,476||24,528||645||Batura Sar||1994||1 (0)|
|Ultar Sar||7,388||24,239||700||Shispare||1996||2 (5)|
|Sangemarmar Sar||7,000||22,966||1,100||Pasu Sar||1984||1 (3)|
|Bublimotin (Ladyfinger Peak)||6,000||19,685||<200||Hunza Peak||1982||2 (5)|
Books and maps about Batura MuztaghEdit
- ^ This data is from the Himalayan Index and is not always correct. In particular it is not clear if Batura Sar has really had four ascents or only three.
- ^ Sometimes called Batura I.
- ^ Sometimes called Ultar II or Bojohagur Duanasir II.
- ^ Also known as Sang-e-Marmar (or Sangemarmar), and sometimes as Marble Peak.
- ^ The heights given for this peak vary between 6949 m and 7050 m.
- ^ This elevation is approximate.
- King, John; St. Vincent, David (1993). Pakistan: A Travel Survival Kit. Lonely Planet Publications. p. 376].
- "This place in Pakistan is one of the hardest places to reach on Earth". The Express Tribune. March 16, 2017.