Hispar Mustagh Climbing
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Access Issue: Permit required above 6500 meters. Details
The Pakistani definition of a mountain according to the Ministry of Tourism in Islamabad is a peak higher than 6500 meters, 21,450 feet. Therefore you dont need permits for peaks lower than that mark. Anything higher, or if you are hiking within 20 km of an international border you will need permits. For a permit, you need to either: 1. Licensed mountain guide OR 2. Pakistan Army Liason Officer (LO) to guide you along the way. The guide/LO has to be equipped with gear that will allow him to hike with you till the base camp of your peak.
Access Issue: Restricted Zone Details
You will need a licensed Mountain Guide through the ministry of Tourism or get an Army Liason officer to attempt any of the high peaks in this area
The Hispar Mustagh is a collection of big snowy peaks such as Trivor and Disteghal Sar , Mohmil Sar near the snout of the Hispar Glacier an a series of rock towers such as the Latok Group, Baintha Brakk, Sosbun Brakk, and more.
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