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Late sun at Muztagh Ata
Camping near the Karakoram Highway, close to the Tajik border. The sun is about to set and the light is very soft and nice. The peaks in the background are Kuksay to the left and Muztagh Ata in the center. On the right you can see the lower slopes of Koskulak.
All three peaks are over 7000 meters and belong to the Kunlun Shan in China.


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tallabombaGood shot, good memories


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I remember it like yesterday. Great shot with amazing colors.
Posted Dec 21, 2006 5:46 pm

CoraxRe: Good shot, good memories


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Great memories.
I just wonder what that guy in the yellow jacket is looking at?
Posted Dec 21, 2006 7:05 pm

Tomek Lodowydream camp

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That must have been great feeling to camp in such scenery !
Posted Dec 21, 2006 6:11 pm

CoraxRe: dream camp


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It was a dream camp, no doubt. The weather was exceptionally good as well.
Posted Dec 21, 2006 7:06 pm

CoraxRe: Mellow afternoon


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Very relaxed. We had an incident though. A guy told us we camped too close to the Tajik border and had to move the whole camp about 2km. It was late, we had the camp set, so we stayed where we were.
Posted Dec 22, 2006 10:53 am

stinkycheezman33great picture!


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i love this picture! wonderful color. for some reason, it really draws me in!

Posted Aug 16, 2007 12:13 pm

CoraxRe: great picture!


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I was in the same spot three days ago. Not as good weather as in the photo, but the three giants (Kuksay, Muztagh Ata and Koskulak) were as impressive as always.
Posted Aug 16, 2007 1:02 pm

JoelSkokAwesome assemblage


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But I must confess it is really hard to imagine the token Westerner adequately assimilating into such a scene. We simply don't have the endless dramatic landscapes dotting our horizons. ...Simply can't imagine it--then again, you parlaid your skills and experience to be able to sample such grandeur. Congrats on the photo and the mind bending journey!
Posted Nov 10, 2011 7:46 pm

CoraxRe: Awesome assemblage


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Thanks for the comment. When looking at this photo again after some years I can still recall the warm sun and the nice meal we had in that beautiful camp site.
Posted Nov 14, 2011 10:40 pm

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on Dec 21, 2006 5:28 pm

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Object Title: Late sun at Muztagh Ata

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