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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Afzal

Afzal - Apr 28, 2008 9:29 am - Voted 10/10

Nice photo!

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

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Apr 28, 2008 10:26 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice photo!

Thanks for your nice comments and information,
Cheers.

drshahidiqbal

drshahidiqbal - May 4, 2008 12:22 pm - Voted 9/10

Great Shot

Great shot. Two Giants of Hunza in same pic. Good idea.

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Dec 1, 2008 9:50 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Great Shot

Thank you Doctor Shahid Iqbal for your vote and nice comments.Yes you are right,This picture is taken from Baltit Fort HUNZA ! Cheers.

Arthur Digbee

Arthur Digbee - May 27, 2008 8:01 pm - Voted 10/10

very nice composition

Thanks for sharing it with us!

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - May 28, 2008 12:12 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: very nice composition

Thanks for your nice comments.

Whitesail

Whitesail - Nov 30, 2008 11:06 am - Voted 10/10

Re: very nice composition

Thanks for reviving great memories of a beautiful country.

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Dec 1, 2008 9:46 am - Hasn't voted

Re: very nice composition

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

Karrar

Nelson

Nelson - Mar 15, 2009 7:58 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: very nice composition

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

Your photos are superb. I have been enjoying them.
Regards from Colorado, Nelson

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Mar 16, 2009 6:14 am - Hasn't voted

Re: very nice composition

Dear Nelson
Thanks for your visit and appreciation,You are pictures are also very beautiful.Greetings from Pakistan.

ghazighulamraza

ghazighulamraza - Feb 25, 2010 3:44 am - Voted 10/10

Nice capture

Beautiful landscape with strong colour saturation and high light.

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Feb 25, 2010 11:45 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice capture

Thank you Sir, for your appreciation.

ghazighulamraza

ghazighulamraza - Feb 25, 2010 3:47 am - Voted 10/10

Absolutly I love this shot

I like your all photos but this is wonderful shot..

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Feb 25, 2010 11:46 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Absolutly I love this shot

Thank you Sir,for your encouragement. I am glad you like my photographs.

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