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Buni Zom

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Isolation  44 kilometres (27 mi)
Elevation  6,551 m
Prominence  2,845 m
Listing  Ultra-prominent peak
Location  Pakistan
First ascent  1957
Parent range  Hindu Raj
Mountain range  Hindu Raj, Hindu Kush
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Similar  Istor‑o‑Nal, Saraghrar, Tirich Mir, Momhil Sar, Dofana

The Buni Zom group is a prominent mountain area of Chitral, in the Hindu Raj range of Pakistan. Buni Zom (main) is the highest peak of the group with an elevation of 6,542 m (21,463 ft). It is located about 50 km (30 mi) northeast of the town of Chitral, and about 50 km (30 mi) east of Tirich Mir (7,708 m), the highest peak in the Hindu Kush.


Map of Buni Zom, Pakistan

In 1957, the New Zealanders W.K.A. Berry and C.H. Tyndale-Biscoe accomplished the first ascent of the Main Peak of Buni Zom from the steep razorlike north ridge The second ascent was in 1975 by Japanese Masao Okabe, Hideo Sato and Shigeru Tabe and third ascent was in 1979 by Americans Joe Reinhard and Richard J. Isherwood both from south face.

The Buni Zom group has many other peaks, some of which have been climbed. There are 12 peaks over 6,000 m (19,700 ft) in the Buni Zom group which are unclimbed Himalayan Index.

Peaks of the Buni Zom GroupEdit

Following is a list of the peaks over 6,000 meters in the Buni Zom group, from the Himalayan Index. The first ascent of the peak named Buni Zom SS or 6MT or P6110 was by Nikolas Kroupis and George Voutiropoulos on 31 July 2007 this climb is not yet recorded in the Himalayan Index, but the article is published in American Alpine Journal


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