Hameed Ullah

38 years, Pakistan

6 years ago

The Trango Towers

The source of publication you can find on www.mountainsofpakistan.com

Trango Towers are situated in the north of Pakistan in Gilgit Baltistan. Trango towers are the combination of rocks snow gullies and vertical limits. This mountain famjam got some impressive and extremely difficult rocky towers on the planet Earth.They are considered as the worlds most hard to climb mountains. They are the part of Baltoro Muztagh, it is a subrange of Karakoram range. It has an altitude of 6286 m /20,623 ft. It is considered in a Type of Alpine Big Wall. Trango towers have Trango Glaciers on its west and the Dunge Glacier east. Trango towers have some of the largest cliffs all around.

It is on 35.76660•N / 76.18330•E

Family members of Trango towers:-

• Kruksum(s) 6650 m

• Kruksum(n) 6600 m

• Trango (II) 6510 m

• trango (I) 6450 m

• Kruksum (e) 6300 m

•trango(IV) 6300 m

•trango (III) 6300 m

• Great Trango (I) 6286 m

• Nameless 6239 m

• Great Trango (II) 6237 m

• Great Trango (III) 6230 m

• Monk 6150 m

• Pulpit 6050 m

• Castle 5750 m

The base jump story:-

On August 1992 two Australians

Nic Feteris and Glen Singleman climbed Great Trango and then BASE jumped from 5955 m and landed on Dunge glacier at 4200m. This was the highest BASE jump record but later on, this record was broken by Single men himself.

Climbs done till yet:-

1976 Anthony, Boysen, Howells and Brown

1977 hennek , Rowell, Roskelley, Schmitz, Morrissey

1984 deseth and daehil

1985 Selters and woolums

1987 Yugoslav Cankar , Knez and srot, Swiss , Delate , Schaffers and Fouquet

1988 swiss , kurtyka , loretan, German Gullich , Muchenbach and albert , giordani

1989 Gallego , Clavel , rose , seiguer

1990 lowe , Destivelle , Minamiura ( first solo )

1992 child and wilford and midendorf and bongard

1995 ogden , benegas , starr , brand , Izco , zabalza , aquerreta , skineer , lilygren and bechtel

1997 Rezeczycki , jarrett , hollinger and baker

Pakistani people who climbed  trango :-

Trango towers has only been climbed by three pakistani till yet , Sir Imran Junaidi[RIP] and Sir Usman Tariq [RIP] ( they both got lost in their sirwali peak trek and were declared dead after the research operation for 3 weeks ) and Sir Sarwar Khan . No doubt these people are real legends of Pakistan ♥️

books on trango tower :-

1) The nameless Tower by jim curran

2) Beyond the summit by Todd skineer

3) postcard from the ledge by Greg

Films Trango has been in:-

1) The Great Trango Tower

2) Base climb

3) expedition Volume 2

4) Point breaking ( the best )

quote by people on Trango tower:-

“The Trango valley must be the most spectacular alpine rock climbing valley in the world “

~ Kelly Cordes

Want to go to the Trango tower??

Want to climb Trango tower?? If yes then you really need to have great skills for climbing because of its all vertical limit,

Trango tower is the Pakistans most expensive expedition ever

So the best time to go for these towers is somewhere between June to September because its the most easiest time to go for summits, it’s allowed to camp anywhere on these towers, porters are available easily and their payment can be till 100$ each , and the most important thing you should have a proper gear and everything related to a climb …. moreover you can contact Pakistani tourism companies


My thoughts on Trango towers:-

Ughh finally my favorite part 

So I have been into Trango tower since the first time I saw it in 2007, it was a full moon day and the light of that moon on Trango tower got me shook for lyf

and the mighty Trango tower became my favorite mountains of them all the structure of these mountains are the best things about them and the snow on them add color to them

If you ever get a chance I would really suggest you to go for their base camp

my thanking note:-

I would like to thank Allah almighty who made me fell in love with mountains and the one who gave me the knowledge about the mountain I can never thank him enough

No, I would like to thank my parents who introduced me to the mountain and gave me the knowledge about then

And I would like to thanks Bisma Gulzar appi who introduced this app to me and I would like to thank WordPress too for this platform

I would like to thank Sir Shehroze Kashaf butt, And sir Hameed Ullah Shimshali for helping me with the information about Trango towers and ma’am samiya for telling me about mistakes 

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