Trango Nameless Tower (6239-M)

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Afzal

Afzal - Oct 29, 2009 8:27 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow !!

Thank you very much for your kind words about my work. Best regards, Afzal

Casey Bates

Casey Bates - Oct 29, 2009 1:30 pm - Voted 10/10

Wow

Thanks for an amazing shot. I love the contrast of the light rock and the dark sky!

Afzal

Afzal - Oct 30, 2009 1:05 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow

Thank you very much for your nice comments and vote. Best regards, Afzal

Alpinist

Alpinist - Oct 29, 2009 4:57 pm - Voted 10/10

Another great photo!

You have so many. This one should be POW for sure. It's really beautiful!

Afzal

Afzal - Oct 30, 2009 1:06 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Another great photo!

Thank you very much for your kind comments and vote. Best regards, Afzal

JackCarr

JackCarr - Nov 1, 2009 6:33 am - Voted 10/10

Brilliant

Once again Afzal, you've proved you're amongst the very best photographers on this site.

Afzal

Afzal - Nov 1, 2009 10:13 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Brilliant

Thank you very much! I am glad that you like my photos. Best regards, Afzal

erykmynn

erykmynn - Nov 2, 2009 4:25 pm - Hasn't voted

wonders...

I wonder if it's "nameless" because it didn't have a name and then that kind of stuck. or it was deliberately named "nameless" as in that which cannot be named....

Afzal

Afzal - Nov 3, 2009 12:17 am - Hasn't voted

Re: wonders...

Thanks for your comments. The "Nameless" is a name already given to this great Trango Tower Peak.

erykmynn

erykmynn - Nov 3, 2009 3:37 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: wonders...

yes, but what I'm asking is why

Afzal

Afzal - Nov 4, 2009 1:11 am - Hasn't voted

Re: wonders...

The tower became known as "Nameless" simply because it stands beside a slightly taller peak already named Trango Tower (6286m)

lcarreau

lcarreau - Nov 4, 2009 9:10 pm - Voted 10/10

Hello Afzal:

Firstly, I'd like to complement you on your
ability to create an image that evokes such a
mysterious atmosphere such as this.

Secondly, I think a lot of 'Westerners' are
totally baffled (taken aback) why such a
remarkable landform would be called "Nameless."

As you say, there's another peak next to it
known as Trango, but what confuses people
is the "Nameless" attributes defined by
giving this peak the name of Nameless.

Personally, I take pride in living in a
world where a massive peak is still considered as "Nameless." Thank you very much!

Afzal

Afzal - Nov 5, 2009 5:52 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Hello Afzal:

Thank you very much for your complements on my work. As I have already explained that Trango Tower Group has 12 peaks which are above 6000 meters. All the peaks have been named including this peak as “Trango Nameless Tower”, because of its beauty and massiveness. However, I am collecting information from the local people and my colleagues about its name, and as soon I have received any information in this regard, I will add here accordingly. I also request to the SP members; if they have any information about the name of this peak, please add here.

Thanks again for your kind complements and question.
Best regards, Afzal

kamil

kamil - Nov 5, 2009 6:31 am - Voted 10/10

Wohoooo what a beauty!

A dream of every climber...
Is this white spot in the middle a trace of a recent rockfall?
Best regards,
Kamil

Afzal

Afzal - Nov 5, 2009 6:50 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wohoooo what a beauty!

Thank you very much Kamil! for your nice comments and vote. Yes, you are right about white spot, but when I don't have accurate information in this regard. Best regards, Afzal

NelsonPelson

NelsonPelson - Jan 23, 2010 4:50 pm - Voted 9/10

Great pic!

Hi!

Is it this side were "eternal flame" runs on?
Wich face is this?

Amazing picture, really!

I hope Pakistan gets a little more stable, so within a year or 2-3 I can go aid-climbing there!

Afzal

Afzal - Jan 24, 2010 7:21 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Great pic!

Thanks, you are welcome!

OneJim

OneJim - Feb 24, 2010 1:59 am - Voted 10/10

What a climbing goal!

Afzal, yours are among the best images on SP. Thank you so much.

Afzal

Afzal - Feb 24, 2010 2:13 am - Hasn't voted

Re: What a climbing goal!

Thank you very much for your nice words about my Pakistan's mountains photos.
Best regards, Afzal

pippo52

pippo52 - Oct 5, 2010 4:23 pm - Voted 10/10

Bellissima!!!!

What a wonderful photo!!!!!
What a wonderful tower!!!!!

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