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 Nov 12, 2010 1:30 am
Image Type(s): Ice Climbing
Image ID: 678261


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lsheen - Nov 15, 2010 12:01 pm - Voted 10/10

Beautiful photo Karrar...

Is the the South Easy face we're looking at here? Looks messy - lots of objective (avalanche) danger...


Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Nov 15, 2010 12:32 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful photo Karrar...

Dear Lew,
Thanks for sharing your nice views, Yes the slope of Rakaposhi is messy and avalanche rating level is high.

usman180 - Mar 24, 2011 2:18 am - Voted 10/10



Jason Mack

Jason Mack - May 22, 2017 9:04 am - Voted 10/10


Nice one. South face

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