Height: 6257 m
Team 1: Joint German Austrian expedition
Leader: Kraus Andreas
Period: June to July 2004
This German-Austrian mixed team of eight members reached 6300 m by the normal route on this expedition. The high point was reached on 21st June.
Team 2: : Joint Austrian German expedition
Leader: Hohenegg Reinhard
Period: July 2004
This sixteen member large commercial Austrian-German team attempted the normal route. However, due to the inexperience, they could reach up to 5600 m on 19th July and had to retreat.
Team 3: International
Leader: Tadej Zorman
Period:September to October 2004
This ten members Indian-South African-Slovenian and Israeli based team attempted the northeast ridge in September. However, they were caught in heavy snowfall and could reach up to 6000 m on 29th September.