Gasherbrum I - Southeast Ridge - 1958
Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak), in pakistan's Karakoram mountains, was first climbed in 1958 by an American expedition
First ascent of Gasherbrum I ( 8068m )
5 July 1958
Climbed by Pete Schoening, Andy Kauffman
Other members of the expedition: Nick Clinch, Mohammad Akram, Syed Tasawar Hussain Rizvi, Bob Swift, Tom Nevison, Gil Roberts, Dick Irvin, Thomas McCormack
Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak), in pakistan's Karakoram mountains, was first climbed in 1958 by an American expedition. The summit was reached on 5 July by Pete Schoening and Andy Kauffman. Supplementary oxygen was used.
"Now we were faced with the problem of how we were going to climb the mountain which loomed up ahead of us. Everyone had a different idea about what we should do." - Thomas McCormack
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Gasherbrum I in the Ascent Book
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Gasherbrum I, Gilgit-Baltistan , Pakistan
N 35° 43′ 29.19″ W 76° 41′ 48.948″