Slowly, Slowly (What's Urdu for That?)... Goro I, Pakistan

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August 13th 2019
Published: November 20th 2019
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Sleeping at:Goro I Sleeping Altitude: 4160m Trekking Distance: 16.5km Day: 15 Our planned easy day of 6km to Urdukas has been reworked to try and make up time lost with the rains at Paiju. The new plan is to walk through Urdukas and aim for Goro I, a 360m altitude gain. It is quite a spectacular walk along rocky/sandy undulating trail on the side of the Baltoro Glacier. Two feeder glaciers to ... Read Full Entry

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Pack HorsesPack Horses
Pack Horses

I always would give way to the horses and mules, extra breathing time. Many times there would be blood trails on the rocks to follow from where the horses and mules sustained cuts to their shins.

What A Tent Site!What A Tent Site!
What A Tent Site!

Glad to say the horses were moved on a bit- they produce litres of pee and we were on the downslope
Afternoon WalksAfternoon Walks
Afternoon Walks

So barren, there were choughs here though - a sort of crow like black bird, didn't see them again after here.

4th December 2019
Made It!

Made it
Another for the pool room! Your exhilaration and joy of achievement is palpable in the pic. Another for Magnificent Mountains thread in the Photography Forum. Check it out and please post some of your favourites on the thread.
5th December 2019
Made It!

Thanks Dave
Shall have a look at the thread- got a lot of mountain pics!!

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