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Amin Brakk: Nangma Valley – Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan

Amin Brakk is situated in the Nangma Valley of Karakoram. It is in open zone, one did not need a trekking permit or have to pay Peak Royalty fee to climb this mountain tower. 30-35 days round trip from Islamabad is recommended to climb the Amin Brakk.


According to record available Amin Brakk was first attempted in May 1996 and again in 1997 by Basque climbers Jon Lazkano and Adolfo Mdinabeitia. Who had to turn back only 300m from the summit due to bad weather? Finally Amin Brakk received its successful first ascent by Spanish climber Silvia Vidal, Pep Masip and Miguel Puigdomenech in August, 1999 and name this peak to their beloved cook “AMIN”.

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