Noshakh, Afghanistan's highest mountain

Up in the Hindu Kush, at 7,485m (24,557 ft.), Afghanistan's loftiest peak (also spelled Noshaq) has since its first ascent by a Japanese expedition in 1960 been climbed several times by other expeditions and more recently by foreign visitors since 2011. Noshakh is located in the country's Wakhan corridor, but the easiest route to climb it is via Pakistan. But keep in mind that this is for experienced mountaineers only - and if you do manage to get to the top, a view awaits that is unique in the world.

Read more in Tripatini member Artem Zahrebelnyi's post The Most Spectacular Mountains of Afghanistan.



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