Nanga Parbat : The irresistible lure of Pakistan’s ‘killer mountain’

Nanga Parbat, Pakistan’s second-highest peak at 8,125 metres (26,660 feet), has never been climbed successfully in winter because of the treacherous weather conditions. Its fearsome Rupal Face, rising more than 4,000 metres from base to top, presents one of the most difficult — and tantalising — challenges in climbing. Simone Moro, one of More...

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Book: Into The Heart Of The Himalayas

Giving away the end of a book is considered not so much poor form but an indictable offence. Nevertheless, the last few lines of Jono Lineen’s memoir are a potent way to give the reader the essence of his More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Pakistan: A Paradise on Earth

By Shaukat Qadir Yes, what a country! A paradise on earth, that’s what Pakistan, got from shining sea to the second highest peak in the world. Before you declare it paradise lost, tarry a while and think: More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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Beautiful Swat Valley

In District Swat, kalam is a tehsil Head Quarter. It route is from Mangora to Khwaza Khela, Madyan, Behrain and then Kalam. In kalam their Hunders of Tourist Resorts, and Hotel. It is known for its waterfalls, lakes, More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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Travel Guide For Northern Areas of Pakistan

Gilgit Valley At an elevation of 1,454 metres lies the Gilgit Valley. The quaint little town of Gilgit has spectacular scenic beauty. The peak tourist season is from April to October though you can visit the valley More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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Unique Mountains, Valleys and Glaciers

Northern areas of Pakistan, spread over 72,496 sq.Km. are as fascinating as its southern region. Amidst towering snow-clad peaks with heights varying from 1000 m to over 8000 meter, the valleys of Gilgit, Hunza More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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Pakistan – The Land of Adventure and Nature

From the mighty stretches of the Karakorams in the North to the vast alluvial delta of the Indus River in the South, Pakistan remains a land of high adventure and nature. Trekking, mountaineering, white water rafting, More...