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We had been trekking for sixteen days and nearly half of our planned journey lay ahead . We wanted to cross the Hindu Raj into the Gilgit Agency and then continue southward into Swat . The villagers of Zhuil agreed to help us across the ...
Ahead the valley divided and our road became a series of switchbacks as it climbed up a mountain until the canyon was left below and rolling uplands stretched ahead . At 14,000 feet the Land Rover moved so slowly that we helped it by ...
Perhaps we can find porters at Shey ; if not , at least we will know what problems lie ahead . We leave shortly after dawn , accompanied by two Ringmo men , and within three hours reach the cache . The supposedly impossible route to the ...
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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
Mountains in the Desert
Journey to Crystal Mountain
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