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Nanga Parbat adventure

Fritz Bechtold

Nanga Parbat adventure

a Himalayan expedition

by Fritz Bechtold

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the German by H.E.G. Tyndale.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13722554M

Nanga Parbat is the second highest mountain of Pakistan and ninth in the world. It has a nick name; Killer Mountain. Nanga Parbat (main peak) has a height of meters/26, ft. It . Nanga Parbat is not a single peak but consists of 20 km. long series of ridges culminating in an ice crest of 8, meters. It has three faces known as, Raikot Face, Diamer and South face. The South Face also known as Rupal Face, which is said to be the highest mountain wall .

  To reach base camp Nanga Parbat, you start with a gruelling 16 hour bus ride from Islamabad to Raikot bridge. This is where the adventure begins. A 2 hour jeep ride and a steep 3 hour climb by foot brings you to Fairy Meadow. Fairy Meadow is off the beaten track so few tourists, basic accomodation and very friendly locals.5/5(29).   On J , as a freakish heat wave bore down on Pakistan's western Himalayas, foot peak Nanga Parbat gave up its dead, laying them out Author: Greg Child.

- Explore aprildoornbos's board "Nanga Parbat", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Nanga parbat, Mountaineering and Mountains pins.   Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: The great mountaineering classic - Ebook written by Hermann Buhl. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: The great mountaineering classic/5(3).


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It is an isolated range of peaks. Surrounded by the rivers Indus and Astore. Nanga Parbat means the naked mountain but its original name is Diamir the king of the mountains.

The range culminating with the North West summit ( m) has more seven peaks. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bechtold, Fritz.

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Nanga Parbat adventure. London, J. Murray [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. After 31 people died attempting to climb Nanga Parbat before it's first ascent, it was nicknamed the "Killer Mountain." Nanga Parbat is the third-most dangerous 8,meter peak with a death rate of percent of climbers dying on the mountain.

Bythere were at least 68 climber deaths on Nanga Parbat. Nanga Parbat (the Naked Mountain) boasts a long history of unsuccessful climbing attempts and disasters; hence it came to be known as the killer mountain.

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