Rakaposhi also known as Dumani is a mountain of the Karakoram range, located in the Nagar valley of the Gilgit-Baltistan territory of Pakistan. The mountain is extrememly broad measuring almost 20km from East to West.
The Rakaposhi Mountain is located in Pakistan’s Gilgit Baltistan’s Nagar Valley. The mountain Rakaposhi is the 12th tallest in Pakistan and the 27th highest in the globe. Rakaposhi is more well-known for its beauty than its position would indicate. In the native tongue, the word “Rakaposhi” denotes snow cover. Dumani (the “Mother of Mist”) is another name for Rakaposhi. The mountain is very broad, about 20 kilometres from East to West. It is the only peak on Earth whose descent from summit to base is continuous and direct for over 6000 metres. It is a little surprising that there are just three paths to the peak given the size of the mountain. West Spur Although it is thought to be the simplest approach, it is also the most well-liked.
Rakaposhi East is the second-highest peak in the Rakaposhi massif after Rakaposhi (7010m). Geologists value this peak highly because it is the prow of the Eurasian landmass, while Nanga Parbat is the prow of the Indian landmass.
Following six unsuccessful Expeditions, Mike Banks and Tom Patty of a British-Pakistani Rakaposhi Expedition made the first ascent of Rakaposhi in 1958 using the Southwest Spur/Ridge route. Throughout the climb, both of them experienced slight frostbite.
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