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A flight from Rawalpindi to Skardu, where a journey to K2 begins, is even more
speculative than one into Chitral because planes must pass Nanga Parbat, which
is notorious for its bad weather. Pervez and I waited for days in Rawalpindi, ...
The Shigar River joins the Indus near Skardu, the valley there being broad and
heavily populated along its eastern bank. About forty miles north of its confluence
with the Indus the Shigar forks, one branch becoming the Braldo River which ...
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I'd never heard of Schaller before but wanted to read it because it concern the same 1970s trip Peter Matthiessen was on when he wrote The Snow Leopard. Apparently Schaller was at the time considered ... Read full review
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