Trango Towers

Trango Towers from above the Baltoro Glacier at Urdukas.

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Image Size : 480 x 320 mm
Print Size : 594 x 420 mm


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Trango Towers are a group of rock towers situated in the Baltoro region of the Karakoram Himalaya, in the northern part of Pakistan. They are situated on the northern side of the Baltoro Glacier. The highest point within the group is the summit of Great Trango, or 'Nameless' Tower at 6,286 m (20,623 ft), the east face of which features the world's greatest near vertical drop.The Towers have some of the world's largest cliffs and offer some of the most challenging big wall climbing opportunities. This image was captured from the opposite side of the Baltoro Glacier at a camp known as Urdukas.  (Photograph by kind permission : Kit Wilkinson)