photo of beautiful mountain
I have a question. Which one is Ogre? Is it the sharp peak on the right side of the photo? Also, is there a glacier that is much higher than Ogre in that area?
Thank you for this realistic photo of Ogre.
Thank you very much Marc! for your comments and vote. The Sharp Peak is Baintha Brakk. There is no glacier which is higher than Ogre. The Baintha Campsite (from photo taken is about 4227m). The highest point of thee glacier in the area is 5151m (Hispar Pass).
Best regards, Afzal
To the best of my knowledge the Ogre is the massive square like peak back mid-left with the ledges. i can confirm this in photos from books by Doug Scott and Chris Bonnington I think the sharp peak on the right may be one of the Latok Peaks.
I thinks you are also referring to Snow Lake at the head of the Biafo Glacier, 16,000'.
Afzal could probably tell you more about that.
Thanks for your comments. In this connection, please refer to your comments given on current POTW (Baintha Brakk 7,285 m (ogre))at http://www.summitpost.org/baintha-brakk-7-285-m-ogre/688002
Yes, Iam referring to Snow lake area. Continuing up the glacier a snow slope is seen ascending gradually to the Hispar Pass (5151m). From the top of the pass can be seen the huge basin of snow (Snow Lake) formed by the confluence of various side glaciers with the Biafo Glacier, spreed out below. The view is overwhelming and majestic. The slope on the far side is gentle and the surface of the Biafo Glacier can be gained in one and half hour. On the both sides of the broad corridor of the Biafo glacier rise a series of spires, needle sharp, on which now snow can rest, the highest of them is called Baintha Brakk (Ogre) (7285m).
Now that you mention it Afzal, I went to The Karakorum Mountains of Pakistan by Shiro Shirahata for further confirmation. I couldn't see the full mountain in the picture by Rizwan (POTW 688002) but it's not The Ogre either. It's the same peak on the right in your picture. The Bonington, Scott and Shirahata books all feature the other big mountain up to the left as The Ogre
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Thanks for the Ogre pictures Afzal.