Nanga Parbat View from KKH

Nanga Parbat View from KKH
2017-07-06

Nanga Parbat View from KKH (Gilgit Baltistan)


Nanga Parbat Mountain is clearly visible in front of Karakoram Highway and gives a mighty view of the Nanga Parbat. A trek leads toward Mt. Nanga Parbat from Raikot Bridge at KKH.

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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