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Gasherbrum I
Hidden Peak
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Gasherbrum I in 2001
Highest point
Elevation 8,080 m (26,510 ft) 
Ranked 11th
Prominence 2,155 m (7,070 ft)
Listing Eight-thousander
Ultra
Geography
Parent range Karakoram
Climbing
First ascent July 5, 1958 by an American team
(First winter ascent 9 March 2012 Adam Bielecki and Janusz Gołąb)
Easiest route snow/ice climb

Gasherbrum I is a 8,080 metres (26,510 ft) mountain in the Karakoram range, in China and Pakistan. It is also known as K5 and Hidden Peak. It is the 11th highest mountain in the world. The first people to reach the top were Pete Schoening and Andy Kauffman in 1958.

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