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Laila Peak, Karakoram, Baltistan
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Laila Peak is one of the most beautiful peaks on earth. The Laila peak is located in Hushe Valley of Baltistan, Pakistan.


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Andrej MašeraFantastic shot!

Andrej Mašera

Voted 10/10

What a spire is that Laila Peak! You are a lucky guy, Afzal, living among such magnificent mountains. Thanks for posting, Andrej
Posted Jul 1, 2007 6:48 am

AfzalRe: Fantastic shot!


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Thank you very much for your nice and kind comments on my images and on my homeland.
Posted Jul 1, 2007 7:22 am

Kaallin KrimpYes,

Kaallin Krimp

Voted 10/10

this is very nice...I love that peak. Good photo and a fantastic mountain, keep posting.

Posted Jul 1, 2007 3:17 pm

AfzalRe: Yes,


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Thanks for your vote and nice comments. In coming days I will post more beautiful photos of Karakoram, and hope all the SP members will enjoy great photos of Karakoram mountains.

Best regards,
Posted Jul 2, 2007 5:32 am

Jan VirtAwsome

Jan Virt

Voted 9/10

Hi Afzal, wonderful shot. Do you have it in bigger size? I would like to put on my computer. Thx, Jan.
Posted Jul 2, 2007 5:15 am

AfzalRe: Awsome


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Thanks for your vote and nice comments. I have many photos of large size, and in coming days I will post more photos of Karakoram mountains. I hope you and all SP members will enjoy the photos of Karakoram mountains.

Posted Jul 2, 2007 5:35 am

Dan DaltonI can only imagine...

Dan Dalton

Voted 10/10

how it would feel to stand at the summit! Looks so sharp and tiny! Great shot, I am amazed that the snow can stay on at such a steep angle!

Posted Jul 2, 2007 10:53 am

AfzalRe: I can only imagine...


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Thanks for your vote and nice comments.
Posted Jul 3, 2007 7:58 am

Sarah SimonJust amazing

Sarah Simon

Voted 10/10

What a fantastic shot of an amazing mountain. Thank you for sharing!
Posted Jul 2, 2007 12:29 pm

AfzalRe: Just amazing


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Thanks for your nice comments.
Posted Jul 3, 2007 7:59 am

mtnman455Pic of the day?


Voted 10/10

This is the pic of the day? This should be the pic of the week!
Posted Jul 2, 2007 1:51 pm

AfzalRe: Pic of the day?


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Thank you very much for your vote and kind wishes.

Posted Jul 3, 2007 8:00 am

bijan_tangonice work


Voted 10/10

Afzal.. i like to climb in pakistan .
Posted Aug 17, 2007 10:28 am

AfzalRe: nice work


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Thank for your vote. I personally invite you to come explore and experience Pakistan, and I promise you the journey of lifetime to see Pakistan's most incredible places and friendly faces.
Posted Aug 17, 2007 10:57 am



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This rock rocks!awesome wiew!your country mountains are incredible!
Posted Oct 2, 2007 3:24 pm

AfzalRe: WooooooooW!


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Thank you very much for your nice comments on my photo. Nature has blessed Pakistan with unique landscape, the high mountains, plateau plains, and the luring sunny beaches are found here. However, more than fifty persent of its area is mountainous, particularly its Northen Areas, which posses the most facinating mountains on earth.Northern Areas of Pakistan is endowed with most unique geographical feature in the world. Its is here thatthree great, lofty, and spectacular mountain ranges, Karakoram, Hindukush and Himalays meet. In an area of about 500 Kms in width and 350 Kms in depth, is found the most dense collection of the highest and precipitous peaks in the world, bosting more than 700 peaks above 6000 meters and more than 160 peaks above 7000 meters. These include five our of the total 14 above 8000 meter peaks on earth, namely the second highest rock pyramid, the K2 (8611m), Nanga Parbat (8125m), the Hidden Peak, gasherbrum-I(8068m), the Broad Peak (8051-m), and the Gasherbrum-II (8035m). This enormous mountain wealth makes Pakistan an important mountain country offering great opportunities for mountaineering and mountain related adventure activities.

Beside high mountains, these ranges are inhabited bt the longest glaciers outside polar regions, enchanting and captivating valleys, like, Skardu, Khaplu, Shigar, Gilgit and Hunza.
Thanks again for your comments on my photo.
Best regards, Afzal
Posted Oct 3, 2007 4:01 am

Fábio OlivaGreat Photo!

Fábio Oliva

Voted 10/10

Awesome spire!
Posted Oct 10, 2007 8:35 pm

AfzalRe: Great Photo!


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Thank you very much for your vote and nice comments. Best regards, Afzal
Posted Oct 11, 2007 12:06 am

mamoWhitout word


Voted 10/10

There's no word to describe the beauty of your karakorum muontains. Thanks a lot to post it.
ciao mamo
Posted Sep 28, 2009 8:22 am

AfzalRe: Whitout word


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Thank you very much for your kind words about Karakoram mountains.
Best regards, Afzal
Posted Sep 28, 2009 12:06 pm

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AfzalSubmitted by Afzal
on Jul 1, 2007 6:15 am

Image ID: 306636
Hits: 30498 
Lat/Lon: 35.58585°N / 76.42639°E
Object Title: Laila Peak, Karakoram, Baltistan

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing, Hiking, Skiing, Informational, Scenery, Panorama