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Amin Brakk

 Altitude: 5850m   Zone: Open   Range:  Karakoram    

 Duration: 20 Days  Best Time: May – October

Amin Brakk is one of the most well known rock wall in Nangma Region, The mount Amin Brakk is situated in inaccessible Northern Area of the  Karakorm Baltistan, There more attempts during the summer of 1999 and  remarkably tow of these were brought to a successful conclusion. West face of Amin brakk (generally quoted as 5850m but thought possibly higher)  close to the head of a side branch of a Nangma Valley, Amin Brakk was first attempted in May '96 by the Basque climbers, Jon Lazkano, Lazkano first saw the wall during a visit 1998, when he attempted a line on the adjacent North West Face of Nawaz Brakk during possibly the first serious climbing expedition to this hidden peak, it is on of the most complex and extended wall,  it is hardest than Trongo Tower, The face formed the target for a group of a  British climbers first saw the wall during a visit previous year, but they found the initial section to be objectively dangerous and instead turned their  attention to the walls of Nawaz Brakk, where they established a new British line. There also anther peak the Peak name called Shingu Chatpa (Great Tower 5600 m)  First Ascent was in 2001 by American, in 2004 Austrian and Slovenian, Amin Brakk and Shingu Chatpa, which both contain hundreds of beautiful granite spires. Most of the rock within Nangma valley is granite, gneiss, or schist, however, the predominant rock type is granite, The couloirs then dog - legs left parallel  to the face and the routes follow this to a ssmall saddle and Camp one, and there  lots of it, No peak permit is require, Travel with your guide and have a life Experience with Mashabrum Expeditions.  

Amin Brak Attempts:     

1-      In 1995 : Spanish attempt 500m

2-      In 1996: Basque attempt

3-      In 1998 : English attempt by Elfyn Jones, Steve Mayers, Mike and Wid Turner

4-  In 1999 : Success by Pepo Masip, Silvia Vidal and Miguel Puigdomenech

5- In 1999, Koreans, Shin Dong-Chul, Jung-Ho et Hwang Young-Soon attempt Amin Brakk, accomplished nearly the 1996 basque way (Success by Adolfo Madinabeitia, Namkor way,see info). After their departure from the valley the route was completed by the three Czechs, as reported in. In 1997 they were also part of the Korean team making the first ascent of the Central Pillar on the West Face of Gasherbrum IV (Bang Jung-Ho reaching the summit). Soviet Valery Rozov climbed and based jumped from the summit (july 2004).