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DANGEROUS WATERS
Braldu River, Braldu, Gilgit-Baltistan


A kayaker negotiates the hazardous waters of the Braldu River which runs off K2. The waters of this River are considered extremely dangerous even by experienced water kayakers. The first attempt to kayak the River was by an expedition led by Mike Jones in 1978; Jones was killed trying to save a companion for which he was awarded the Queen’s Gallantry Medal (QGM).

Photographer: Pervaiz Ahmad Khan