Rakaposhi 7788-M

Rakaposhi 7788-M

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.
Karrar Haidri
on Apr 28, 2008 2:57 am
Image Type(s): Ice Climbing
Image ID: 399324


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Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - Apr 28, 2008 9:07 am - Voted 10/10


photo, really great light!

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Apr 28, 2008 11:29 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wonderful

Thank you sir for your nice comments.


Afzal - Apr 28, 2008 9:39 am - Voted 10/10

Silvered Magic

7788-M high Rakaposhi, known in the language of the local people as Dumani, 'The mother of mist.

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Apr 28, 2008 10:21 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Silvered Magic

You are right that Rakaposhi is also called Mother of Mist in the local language,Thanks for your information and comments.


drshahidiqbal - May 4, 2008 12:25 pm - Hasn't voted


This is another great shot by karrar

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - May 5, 2008 10:11 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice

Thanks for your appreciation.

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