American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Broad Peak

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  • Publication Year: 1986

Broad Peak. A six-man party was organized by the Pakistani Army School of Mountain Warfare and Physical Training which successfully climbed Broad Peak. Three camps were placed along the normal route. On July 30 the summit team left Camp III at 7250 meters and moved up to 7700 meters where they bivouacked below the col. The next morning they set off at 7:30 and reached the top at 3:15 P.M. Leader Major Rayyaz Hussain, Major Zahid Mahmood and Captain Jawad Pirzada were the summiters.

Józef Nyka, Editor, Taternik, Poland

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