CENTRAL ASIA: Sarpo Laggo, Turkestan (Xinjiang)

From the summit of Pt 4950, this view is of the Skamri glacier and the Sarpo Laggo valley. It was at the place known as Suget Jangal in this valley that Eric Shipton's 1937 expedition established their base. Shipton's book {quote}Blank on the Map{quote} remains the definitive narrative of this area. Immediately south of the mountains on the skyline lies the famous Baltoro glacier in Pakistan.Nikon FM2, 24mm, Fuji Velvia
Sarpo Laggo, Turkestan (Xinjiang)

From the summit of Pt 4950, this view is of the Skamri glacier and the Sarpo Laggo valley. It was at the place known as Suget Jangal in this valley that Eric Shipton's 1937 expedition established their base. Shipton's book "Blank on the Map" remains the definitive narrative of this area. Immediately south of the mountains on the skyline lies the famous Baltoro glacier in Pakistan. 

Nikon FM2, 24mm, Fuji Velvia