Mount Nanga Parbat the second highest mountain in PakistanPosted: October 13, 2011
Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain on Earth, the second highest mountain in Pakistan.Nanga Parbat means Naked Mountain.Its height is 8126 m (26660 ft). It is located in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Nanga Parbat has always been associated with tragedies and tribulations until it was climbed in 1953. A lot of mountaineers have perished on Nanga Parbat since 1895. Even in recent years it has claimed a heavy toll of human lives of mountaineers, in search of adventure and thrill. Its victims, have included those in pursuit of new and absolutely un-climbed routes leading to its summit.