Karimabad day 2

Hi Friends

On our 2nd day here we visited the Altit fort, more than 900 years old and much lower down towards the river than Baltit fort.
We also ventured 1 hour over the the Nagar river drainage and to the Hopper valley where we enjoyed some short walking, lunch, glacier views and rock/gemstone shopping.
This afternoon we are prepping for our 3 day trek into Rakaposhi base camp. Rakaposhi is 7788 meters high or about 25,550 feet. It’s a stunning mountain that dominates the skyline in this part of the Hunza Valley. The picture here is Rakaposhi shot from our hotel across the valley. We will spend 2 nights up around 11,509 feet exploring and enjoying. The next cybercast will be after we come back down in 3 days.

Thanks for following along

Eric and the team


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