Posts Tagged "Nanga Parbat"

Beautiful Fairy Meadows

»Posted by on Dec 12, 2011 in Awesome Videos, Fairy Meadows | 0 comments

Beautiful view of Nanga Parbat from Fairy Meadows

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Nanga Parbat the Killer Mountain

»Posted by on Dec 3, 2011 in Fairy Meadows | 3 comments

Nanga Parbat (literally, Naked Mountain is the ninth highest mountain on Earth, the second highest mountain in Pakistan and among the eight-thousanders with a summit elevation of 8,126 meters (26,660 ft). Known as the “Killer Mountain”, Nanga Parbat was one of the deadliest of the eight-thousanders for climbers in the first half of the twentieth century; since that time it has been less so, though still an extremely serious climb. It is also an immense, dramatic peak that rises far above its surrounding terrain.

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Awesome Fairy Meadows

»Posted by on Nov 22, 2011 in Fairy Meadows | 3 comments

Fairy Meadow is a lush green plateau, at 3300 m, offering a breath taking view of Majestic Nanga Parbat (The Killer Mountain). Many people have called it the “Heaven on Earth”. These lush, green meadows and forests lie at the base of Nanga Parbat at the western edge of the Himaliyan range in Pakistan. Fairy Meadows is a very peaceful and relaxing place to enjoy the mountain atmosphere and hospitality of the local people. The name Fairy Meadows is part of the legend that Fairies have their heaven on this lush green plateau. Hermann Buhl, the Austrian climber who made the first ascent of Nanga Parbat in 1953, named it Fairy Meadow due to its wonderful scenery.

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