Chogolisa, 7,665 m (25,148 ft))

Chogolisa, 7,665 m (25,148 ft))

Chogolisa (or Bride Peak) is a mountain in the Karakoram region of Pakistan. It lies near the Baltoro Glacier in the Concordia region which is home to some of the highest peaks of the world. Chogolisa has several peaks, the highest on the SW face (Chogolisa I) rises to 7,665 metres (25,148 ft). The second highest at 7,654 metres on the NE side (Chogolisa II) is the one named Bride Peak by Martin Conway in 1892. In 1909, a party led by Duke of the Abruzzi reached 7,498m from a base camp located on the northern side and a high camp on the Chogolisa saddle at 6,335m. Bad weather stopped the party from ascending further, but their climb established a world altitude record.[1] Hermann Buhl and Kurt Diemberger attempted Chogolisa in 1957 after they had successfully summitted Broad Peak behind Marcus Schmuck and Fritz Wintersteller a few weeks earlier. On June 25 they left camp I and camped in a saddle at 6,706m on the SW ridge. Bad weather forced them to retreat and on June 27, Buhl fell through a cornice and disappeared. His body has never been found
on May 6, 2010 1:21 am
Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing
Image ID: 619038


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Alex Wood

Alex Wood - May 7, 2010 2:44 am - Voted 10/10


So this photo is one of the best I have seen in a long time. Crazy photography of an amazing area!


Lodewijk - May 9, 2010 10:31 am - Voted 10/10


Incredible photo! I will make it my new dektop background if you don't mind! Thanks for posting, greets


EricChu - Mar 19, 2012 6:49 pm - Voted 10/10

Also fantastic!

You captured so brilliantly that ice wall of the glacier and it's reflection in the glacial lake!

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