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Saltoro Valley

 
Saltoro Valley

Page Type: Album

Object Title: Saltoro Valley

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Page By: Karrar Haidri

Created/Edited: May 12, 2009 / Apr 19, 2010

Object ID: 513220

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Page Score: 78.27% - 9 Votes 

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SALTORO is my native village, Pakistan’s highest and legendary valley, the last human settlement before the walk up Siachen Glacier, Saltoro have some of the finest clean granite towers in Pakistan.This Valley is part of the Baltistan.
Baltistan is spread over an area of 26,000 square kilometres - just right below the jagged and glaciated ramparts of the Karakoram. It was known as Tibet-i-Khurd - Little Tibet.
Saltoro a beautiful valley of the Shyok River is 110 kms from Skardu and 5 hours by jeep. Many famous mountains, such as , Saltoro Kangri,7742-M, K 12 7428 – M Ghent Kangri 7,401 Sherpi Kangri 7380- M etc. are located here.

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NoonduelerAmazing!

Noondueler

Voted 10/10

This album shows something of the massive scale these valley walls have!
Posted May 17, 2009 8:24 pm

Karrar HaidriRe: Amazing!

Karrar Haidri

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You are right Noondueler, This valleys is of the most amazing granitic valley in the world.Thanks for sharing your nice views and vote!Cheers.

Posted May 18, 2009 11:30 am

NoonduelerRe: Amazing!

Noondueler

Voted 10/10

Do you know how many thousands of feet or meters these valley walls can be?
Posted May 18, 2009 11:38 am

Karrar HaidriRe: Amazing!

Karrar Haidri

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Saltoro is a big wall heaven,steep, high quality granite 4000 to 5000 metre high and many famous mountains, such as , Saltoro Kangri,7742-M, K 12 7428 – M Ghent Kangri 7,401 Sherpi Kangri 7380- M are located here,but no visitors are allowed due to being in closed area.I hope that this zone will be open soon.
Posted May 18, 2009 1:04 pm

ghazighulamrazaCongratulation

ghazighulamraza

Voted 10/10

for exploring the Forbidden Valleys Kondus and Saltoro.
Thanks for sharing the excellent shots.
Posted May 18, 2009 8:32 am

Karrar HaidriRe: Congratulation

Karrar Haidri

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Thanks for your kind words and vote.
Posted May 18, 2009 11:47 pm

drshahidiqbalThanks

drshahidiqbal

Voted 10/10

Thanks for sharing such nice valley shots. What about Pakistan citizens to visit these valleys?
Posted Jun 22, 2009 4:26 pm

manzoorbaltistanihello

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good picturs
visst this site.
manzoorbaltistani@live.com on (facebook)

saltoro is my village
Posted Apr 18, 2011 11:53 am

Karrar HaidriRe: hello

Karrar Haidri

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Thanks Manzoor.
Posted Apr 20, 2011 1:43 am

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