Saltoro Kangri

Elevation (feet): 25,400
Elevation (meters): 7,742
Continent: Asia
Country: Pakistan
Range/Region: Karakoram
Latitude: 35.4003
Longitude: 76.8486
Difficulty: Major Mountain Expedition
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1962
First successful climber(s): Japanese-Pakistani expedition
Nearest major airport: Islamabad, Pakistan
Convenient Center: Skardu, Pakistan

Saltoro Kangri, whose name means Yellow Mountain, is a rugged mountain of rock, ice, and snow. Its long crescent ridge supports numerous glaciers and numerous 7,000-meter peaks.