Muztagh Ata


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Muztagh Ata

 

the second highest peak in the Kongur (Kungur) massif of the Kashgar Range, western Kunlun Mountains, in western China. Elevation, 7,555 m. Muztagh Ata is composed of gneisses and crystalline schists and is covered with neves and numerous glaciers, some measuring as long as 21 km. There is a cold detrital desert on the slopes; shrub vegetation grows in the ravines.

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Leader of Pakistani team Mr Rehmat Ullah along with team member Dr Naveed Iqbal accompanied by five Chinese members departed from Camp III at midnight and managed to reach the summit of Mt Muztagh Ata at 07:00 am today.
The team leader Mr Rehmat Ullah speaking from Muztagh Ata summit thanked all well wishes for their prayers for their success.
In his last email to his business partner, Mr Peacock said: "Tomorrow I'm off to Kashi in China at the start of an expedition to climb Muztagh Ata.
ISLAMABAD -- Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) on Friday said the Pak-China Friendship Expedition to Muztagh Ata deems to cultivate amity between both the mountaineering countries.
Islamabad -- The Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) in collaboration with Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) has launched joint Pak-China expedition to Mt Muztagh Ata (7546 m), located about 180 Kms from Pak China border at Khunjerab Pass in Gilgit-Baltistan.