Saltoro Valley

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Saltoro Valley
Created On: May 12, 2009
Last Edited On: Apr 19, 2010
SALTORO is my native village, Pakistan’s highest and legendary valley, the last human settlement before the walk up Siachen Glacier, Saltoro have some of the finest clean granite towers in Pakistan.This Valley is part of the Baltistan.
Baltistan is spread over an area of 26,000 square kilometres - just right below the jagged and glaciated ramparts of the Karakoram. It was known as Tibet-i-Khurd - Little Tibet.
Saltoro a beautiful valley of the Shyok River is 110 kms from Skardu and 5 hours by jeep. Many famous mountains, such as , Saltoro Kangri,7742-M, K 12 7428 – M Ghent Kangri 7,401 Sherpi Kangri 7380- M etc. are located here.



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Noondueler - May 17, 2009 8:24 pm - Voted 10/10


This album shows something of the massive scale these valley walls have!

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - May 18, 2009 11:30 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Amazing!

You are right Noondueler, This valleys is of the most amazing granitic valley in the world.Thanks for sharing your nice views and vote!Cheers.


Noondueler - May 18, 2009 11:38 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Amazing!

Do you know how many thousands of feet or meters these valley walls can be?

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - May 18, 2009 1:04 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Amazing!

Saltoro is a big wall heaven,steep, high quality granite 4000 to 5000 metre high and many famous mountains, such as , Saltoro Kangri,7742-M, K 12 7428 – M Ghent Kangri 7,401 Sherpi Kangri 7380- M are located here,but no visitors are allowed due to being in closed area.I hope that this zone will be open soon.


ghazighulamraza - May 18, 2009 8:32 am - Voted 10/10


for exploring the Forbidden Valleys Kondus and Saltoro.
Thanks for sharing the excellent shots.

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - May 18, 2009 11:47 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Congratulation

Thanks for your kind words and vote.


drshahidiqbal - Jun 22, 2009 4:26 pm - Voted 10/10


Thanks for sharing such nice valley shots. What about Pakistan citizens to visit these valleys?

manzoorbaltistani - Apr 18, 2011 11:53 am - Hasn't voted


good picturs
visst this site. on (facebook)

saltoro is my village

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Apr 20, 2011 1:43 am - Hasn't voted

Re: hello

Thanks Manzoor.

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