Baintha Brakk is located in the Panmah Mountains in the Karakoram Range. This mountain peak is known for its steep ridges and bumpy terrain. Because of its dangerous terrain it’s not climbed much by mountaineers.
Facts about the Mountain:
- The peak lies to the north of the Biafo Glacier.
- It is about 75km away from the small tourist town of Skardu, which is a hub for tourists.
- The mountain has a height of 7285 meters, making it the 86th highest mountain in the world.
- The mountain has a tough climb and has only been successfully climbed twice.
- The first successful ascent was in 1977 when two British climbers were able to reach the peak.
- The second successful attempt came 24 years later in 2001.Three climbers were able to reach the summit of the peak.
Baintha Brakk is often avoided by climbers because of its extremely difficult climb. Few people have tried to climb this mountain and only 5 people have been able to reach the summit. Since 2001 no one has been able to reach the top.