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Nanga Parbat; Killer Mountain

May 8, 2010

Nanga Parbat („Naked Mountain“ from Sanskrit) is also known as Diamir („King of the mountains“). It is the ninth highest mountain on earth (8125m) and is located in the western Himalayas in Pakistan. History Hermann Buhl Nanga Parbat is one of the most difficult 8000m peaks. Even the normal route, the „Kinshofer-route“, asks for outstanding […]