8000 Meters Facts
Focus International Broad Peak Expedition 2004
15. Italian Focus International
Broad Peak Expedition 2004
Mr. Casarotto Gianppaolo
Broad Peak 8047m
Coming on 14/6/2004
The local name of Broad peak is Faichan Kangri.
The height of main peak is 8047 meters/26,401ft.
It is called Broad Peak because of its breadth at
the top. Broad
Peak is one of the 8000 meters peaks which towers
above the Concordia at the heart of the Karakorum
range. It lies on the Pakistan/China frontier
between K2 and the Gasherbrum peaks and was first
climbed by four Austrians in 1957, including Kurt
Diemberger and Herman Buhl.
Source: Asghar Ali Porik
M/s Jasmine Tours
GPO Box 859, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
Tel: 0092-51-5586823 Fax:
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