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2014 - Pakistan: Naltar Valley Karakoram ·
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Another year, another trek in the Karakoram. After some delays reaching Gilgit due to the cancellation of our Islamabad/Gilgit flight we drove the KKH... again. But this time with an overnight stop half way - it still took about 18 hours driving, and to put this into perspective it was a 1.5 hour flight back.

The plan was for a trek at a lower altitude than last year, and so Bari our guide suggested a trek up to the head of the Naltar Valley. It was a gorgeous valley, vegetated in the lower part and becoming more barren and dramatic the higher we went.

Naltar Valley is marked on the map, and here's it's Wikipedia page:
February 2015
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