Kun in Numbers: 2010-14

Adventure Travel Blog Magazine | Nov-Dec 2015 | Contents

Kun was the hot favorite Himalayan peak during the study period, because the peak recorded the highest number of attempts (27). Foreign climbers attempted the peak twenty-one times (21 | 77.78%). The remaining six (6) attempts were made by Indian mountaineers.  All single-country foreign expeditions were from Europe.

Here are some interesting facts about the peak and the expeditions:


Location: Jammu and Kashmir, India

Altitude: 7,077 meters / 23,250 feet



First Ascent: 1913

First Successful Mountaineer: Count Calciati (Italy)

Solo Climb: Marquis Dominique (France) in 1985

Vantage Points

  • Damsna Meadow
  • Parkachik La
  • Rangdum Village
  • Shakar Village
  • Suru Valley villages
  • Thangbu Village
  • White Needle Col

Highlights of 2010-14

Analysis of Kun Peak Expeditions during 2010-14


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