Nanga Parbat in Clouds


Nanga Parbat in Clouds (Gilgit Baltistan)

The weather conditions of Nanga Parbat Mountain is mostly uncertain, within few minutes, it covers with clouds. Decline in tempatures, heavey rains and storms may be expected in few minutes.

About Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat, also known as Killer Mountain, is located on the border between Diamer and Astore districts. It is 9th highest mountain in the world, having a height of 8,126 metres. It is a most difficult mountain to climb. The weather conditions here, are too much uncertain, within few minutes, it covers with clouds and temperature drops below freezing point.

It has a sharp vertical and prominent peak on all sides, rising 15,090 feet from base from the Rupal Face, whereas it rises 22,966 feet from Indus River valley on the Rakhiot Flank in just 25 km. The north side leading toward the Indus River, is covered with number of subsidiary summits including North Peak, also known as Chongra, which is more difficult to climb.

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