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The names of the porters and members of a recent K2 trekking tour

The names of the porters and members of a recent K2 trekking tour are written on a glacial stone along the K2 base camp trek near Korophong in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan.

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The Braldu River in the Karakoram mountain range near the village of Askole in Pakistan

A trekking group walks over a rope bridge across the Braldu River in the Karakoram mountain range near the village of Askole in Pakistan.

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Porters carry live chickens during a K2 base camp trek

Porters carry live chickens, which serve as meat supplies, during a K2 base camp trek in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan.

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A porter carries his load as he walks along a glacial river during a K2 base camp trek

A porter carries his load as he walks along a glacial river during a K2 base camp trek, near the resting point of Paju in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan.

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The village of Askole in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan

Three boys carry hay in the village of Askole in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan. In more peaceful times, northern Pakistan’s unspoilt beauty was a major tourist draw but the potentially lucrative industry has been blighted by years of violence.

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From the Oldest to the Greatest: Aravalli to the Himalayas

We decided to go North. In the heat of the Rajasthani summer the promise of cool mountain air beckoned us. A stretch of 24,000 km of range provided plenty of choice. 36 more words