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Raikot Face

Raikot Face Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 26,600'
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Submitted By: Ali Jaffri on Jan 7, 2009

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Raikot Face of Nanga Parbat (the mountain is 30 km...

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  • Description 

    This is the face attempted by an Italian expedition in summer 2008 where the world-class alpinist Karl Unterkircher fell through a crevasse and perished. Videos of their expedition can be found here:

    This face was attempted by several German expeditions from their traditional camp-ground Marchen Weiss (Fairy Meadows)

    Getting There 

    Fly from Islamabad to Gilgit and then hire a jeep to take you to the Raikot Bridge. At Raikot Bridge a private jeep hire will take you to the village of Tato (5500 feet). From Tato hike up to Fairy Meadows (10,880 feet). From Fairy Meadows hike up to base camp in 4-5 hours.

    Climbing Season

    For the Asia area.

    Weather station 22.2 miles from here

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