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Rakaposhi is a high Karakoram mountain massif and the huge pyramid peak which tops this massif. The mountain dominates the Hunza Valley west of K2, its steep ice-covered peak towering above barren cliffs and terraces. Rakaposhi's climate is generally more favorable than that of the Himalayas, as it is located far enough west to be only minimally affected by the monsoon in July and August. In fact, long periods of exceptional weather are not uncommon throughout the summer.


  • Height (feet): 25550
  • Height (meters): 7788
  • Mountain Range: Karakoram
  • Country: Pakistan
  • locality: nagar
  • Latitude: 36.1667000
  • Longitude: 74.5000000
  • Difficulty: Major Mountain Expedition
  • Best months for climbing: July, August, September
  • Year first climbed: 1958
  • Convenient Center: Gilgit, Pakistan
  • Nearest major airport: Rawalpindi, Pakistan

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