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Rakaposhi 7788-M
A Beautiful view of Rakaposhi from Altit Fort Hunza.
Rakaposhi mountain also known as Dumani Peak(Mother of Mist) is also one of the easy accessible peak being lying on the Karakorum highway Pakistan.
It is situated in the Nagar Valley approximately 100 km north of the city of Gilgit. Rakaposhi means "shining wall" in the local language. It is 27th highest in the world and 12th highest in Pakistan.Rakaposhi surrounded by famous glacier valleys, like, Biro, Barpu, Bagrot and Pissan surround the peak, it has 3 faces to climb, from South east face biro glacier Goglot Goh, valley from North West Pissan glacier from west Ghulmet face which is a long route to reach to the main summit.
Rakaposhi was first climbed in 1958 by Mike Banks and Tom Patey, members of a British-Pakistani expedition, via the Southwest Spur/Ridge route. Both of them suffered minor frostbite during the ascent.

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AfzalNice photo!

Afzal

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Karimabad sprawls down the mountainside beneath Baltit Fort while in the background the stunning grandeur of Rakaposhi dominates Hunza Valley. Nice photo Karrar.
Regards, Afzal
Posted Apr 28, 2008 9:29 am

Karrar HaidriRe: Nice photo!

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Thanks for your nice comments and information,
Cheers.
Posted Apr 28, 2008 10:26 pm

drshahidiqbalGreat Shot

drshahidiqbal

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Great shot. Two Giants of Hunza in same pic. Good idea.
Posted May 4, 2008 12:22 pm

Karrar HaidriRe: Great Shot

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Thank you Doctor Shahid Iqbal for your vote and nice comments.Yes you are right,This picture is taken from Baltit Fort HUNZA ! Cheers.
Posted Dec 1, 2008 9:50 am

Arthur Digbeevery nice composition

Arthur Digbee

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Thanks for sharing it with us!
Posted May 27, 2008 8:01 pm

Karrar HaidriRe: very nice composition

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Thanks for your nice comments.
Posted May 28, 2008 12:12 pm

WhitesailRe: very nice composition

Whitesail

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Thanks for reviving great memories of a beautiful country.
Posted Nov 30, 2008 11:06 am

Karrar HaidriRe: very nice composition

Karrar Haidri

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Thank you very much for your kind words and vote.
Regards

Karrar
Posted Dec 1, 2008 9:46 am

NelsonRe: very nice composition

Nelson

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Thanks very much for your comment, sir. I do appreciate it.

Your photos are superb. I have been enjoying them.
Regards from Colorado, Nelson
Posted Mar 15, 2009 7:58 pm

Karrar HaidriRe: very nice composition

Karrar Haidri

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Dear Nelson
Thanks for your visit and appreciation,You are pictures are also very beautiful.Greetings from Pakistan.
Posted Mar 16, 2009 6:14 am

ghazighulamrazaNice capture

ghazighulamraza

Voted 10/10

Beautiful landscape with strong colour saturation and high light.
Posted Feb 25, 2010 3:44 am

Karrar HaidriRe: Nice capture

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Thank you Sir, for your appreciation.
Posted Feb 25, 2010 11:45 am

ghazighulamrazaAbsolutly I love this shot

ghazighulamraza

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I like your all photos but this is wonderful shot..
Posted Feb 25, 2010 3:47 am

Karrar HaidriRe: Absolutly I love this shot

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Thank you Sir,for your encouragement. I am glad you like my photographs.
Posted Feb 25, 2010 11:46 am

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Karrar HaidriSubmitted by Karrar Haidri
on Apr 28, 2008 2:59 am

Image ID: 399325
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Lat/Lon: 36.00000°N / 74.00000°E
Object Title: Rakaposhi 7788-M

Image Type(s): Ice Climbing