Khosar Gang 6040m

Khosar Gang 6040m

Khosar Gang 6040m is a mountain in the Karakorum mountain in the Shigar District of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. While not a high peak by local standards, it is noteworthy as a remote easy trekking destination with ropes and crampons.

Khosar Gang is a mountain located in Shigar valley of Baltistan.It is the tallest mountain one can see from the view point of  the Shigar Valley. The mountain is also referred to as Koser Gunge, which is how it is labeled in Google and other maps. In the local dialect it means “Ice Pumpkin”. There is controversy over the actual height of the mountain. The official height is 6400 meters, however all who have climbed the mountain claim that that actual height is 6040 meters. The most popular and safest time to climb is June to October.


Khosar Gang 6040m Accessibility

The base camp is located at a height of 3800m in Shigar valley 45km away from Skardu.The climb begins in the villages of Kashmal or Sildi.


Khosar Gang Weather

Average temperatures in Shigar vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year.

The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide.

If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Shigar, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 87.9°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.1°F (19.5°C) at night.

Khosar Gang Weather Today


Khosar Gang Shigar Valley Map