peak in the Karakoram mountain range on indian side of LOC

K12 is a 7,428 metres (24,370 ft) mountain in the Karakoram range, in India and Pakistan.[1] K12 is part of the Saltoro subrange. It is the 60th highest mountain in the world.[1]

The view from the top of K2. K12 is the peak near the top, one third from the right side. View the image at commons to see the annotations with K12 marked.

K12 is not climbed often, as it is in the disputed Kashmir region. The first people to reach the top were Tsutomu Ito and Shinichi Takagi, in 1974.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "K12, India/Pakistan". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 28 November 2019.