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Diran Peak is neighbor of Rakaposhi. Since opening of Karakoram Highway it has become increasingly poplar due to its easy approach from the road. Though its lower part has easy climb, it has not a big success rate due serious climbing requirements.


It was first attempted by Matthias Rebitsch Expedition via Southern Route in 1954. On August 17, 1968 an Austrian team comprising Rainer Goschi, Hans Schell and Rudolph Pischinger reached the summit.

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Taken on July 28, 2011