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Mountain Name(s): Trango Towers, کوه‌های ترانگو, 川口塔峰, Torres Trango, ٹرینگو ٹاور, Башни Транго, トランゴ・タワーズ     Geology: Tectonic
Elevation: 6286 m / 20623.3 ft     Snow line: Absent
Summit(s): Great Trango; (6 286 m /20 623 feet)
    Prominence: 672 m/2 205 ft
Location: Pakistan(Gilgit-Baltistan);     Isolation: 3 km/2 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 35°45'23.61''N
    Climbing Season(s): 15 May - 15 Sep;
Parent Range: Karakorum     Nearest Airport(s): Islāmābād International Airport (ISB);
Range: Baltoro Muztagh     Convenience Center(s): Skārdu;
First Ascent: ??/??/1977 Dennis Hennek , Jim Morrissey , Kim Schmitz , John Roskelley (USA), Galen Rowell (USA)... More     National Park(s): Please update

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This a collection of the highest granite spires in the world. Several routes have been put up the Great Trango, the Nameless Tower, and the Monk.

Location Edit

Located in the Baltoro Glacier region of northern Pakistan, Great Trango, the tallest formation in Trango Valley, features 4,396 vertical feet of granite, more than any other in the world. This spire is over 20,623 feet above sea level, and combined with Trango Tower (Nameless Tower) to the northwest, these formations dominate the horizon on the approach to the larger mountains of Nanga Parbat, Broad Peak, Gasherbrum IV and K2.

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A permit for climbing in Pakistan is required from the Pakistan Ministry of Tourism. (Address: Government of Pakistan.13-T/U Commercial Area, F-7/2 Islamabad.) Permit cost for 6000 meter peaks: $1000. Application for a specific peak must be received no later than October 31 of the preceding year. Changes to the permit must be finalized 4 months prior to arrival in Pakistan. A visa is also required. Obtain the visa after permit application is approved. (Address: Consulate General of Pakistan 12 East 65th Street NY NY 10021 )



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