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.

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Lodewijk

Lodewijk - Feb 23, 2010 4:13 am - Voted 10/10

Impressive

Impressive view Karrar. Rakaposhi is HUGE! I wish there were mountains like this in Europe :-)
Great pic! Have a nice day,
Lodewijk

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Feb 23, 2010 6:21 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Impressive

Thanks for your visit and vote I am glad you like this picture,Please Come to Pakistan to enjoy the high mountain of the world !cheers
Greetings from Pakistan

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