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Asia, Pakistani-Afghan Frontier, Owir Zom

Owir Zom. Franco Cena, Nello Del├╣, Alexa Braun, Guido Botto, Giorgio Vicentini and I traveled from Italy to Peshawar by Volkswagen, to Chitral by Land Rover and to Owir by Jeep. We took three days to ascend the Owir valley to Base Camp at 11,500 feet. Camp I was at 13,500 feet. On August 8 Cena and I reached the summit of the mountain at the head of the Owir valley, which our altimeter showed at 5125 meters (16,814 feet).

Vittorio Lazzarino, Club Alpino Italiano