Duration: 40 Days
Best Time: Mid May – End August
Diran is situated between Rakaposhi & Haramosh Massif of Karakoram Range, one of the most beautiful mountain in Nagar valley with easy climb of its snow dome.
This peak has a reputation for its treacherous storms and avalanches. Sitting beside the Rakaposhi and Haramosh high peaks which surrounded by Minapin Barpu Boulter glacier, it offers a panoramic view of the Hunza valley. Accessible from Gilgit on KKH to Minapin-Gutens-Hapakun-BC to the pasture land on a beautiful meadow with Extraordinary views of the green land of Nagar valley, the down hill of villages gives the picturesque view of agricultural fields and orchard.
In 1968 three members of Austrian Expedition climbed Diran. They found Hidden crevasses and high snow Domes on the Northwest ridge.
In 1964 another Austrian Expedition tried to get on the summit from Northwest face but couldn’t succeed, due to bad weather.
Technically it is known to be difficult because of ice walls and hidden crevasses and its soft snow fields. Approach Gilgit- Minapin – Hapaken. Gullies base camp Boulter Glacier.