Hard working crew

A close-up of two of the hard working crew, which brings up gear and food from the trail head to Muztagh Ata BC at 4400m.

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Deb

Deb - Nov 22, 2006 6:02 pm - Voted 10/10

Cute and fuzzy

I love camels but I have never seen any this color in the UAE. Very beautiful!

Corax

Corax - Nov 23, 2006 2:54 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Cute and fuzzy

Thanks Deb.
These camels are of a different type than the one you find in the Middle East. In the winter time they have very thick, long fur. Also, they can take the altitude very well and I have seen camels close to 5000 meters!
In the Muztagh Ata valley you can see yaks and camels graze side by side, which must be quite uncommon.

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