Nanga Parbat Rakhiot Face

Nanga Parbat Rakhiot Face
2017-09-28

Nanga Parbat Rakhiot Face (Gilgit Baltistan)


Nanga Parbat Rakiot Face is the sharp vertical face of Nanga Parbat Mountain. It rises 22,966 feet from Indus River valley in just 25 km. Fairy Meadows is the lush green plateau in front of it.

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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