At the western end of the great Asian high-mountains system, the Karakorum, Hindukush and Himalaya ranges all coverage in a landscape of truly breathtaking scale. Mountains typically rise above 6000m, with more than 160 summits higher than 7000m. In the Karakorum alone, 30 peaks reach higher than 7500m.
Modern Mountaineering: Hunters were the first to visit mountains purely for the pleasures. One of the first real mountaineering expedition to visit this part