Kutiah Lungma Glacier Stak Valley Skardu Baltistan

Kutia Lungma Glacier is a glacier range in Karakorum range of mountains in Stak Valley ( a valley in Subdivision Roundu and District Skardu of Gilgit-Baltistan). The glacier is about 1.5 kilometers wide and 12 kilometers long beginning from the last village of Stak Valley to the south face and base camp of Haramosh-I peak 7406 m. In the south there is the Stak Valley on the east is the Parabar peak 6321 m high. The glacier is surrounded by the lush green Kutia Broq. The glacier has a fictional story related to it which narrates:

The fictional story of Kutiah Lungma Glacier 

There was no glacier in the early ages when the presently covered area by glacier was inhabited by the people. The area from where the glacier is started was the center of the Stak Valley. Presently there is no population in the area rather it is used for grazing the livestock during summer. Once there was a king who had six daughters. The king had given away a valley to each of the daughters. The Stak Valley, being the biggest in the Roundu region and fertile of all, was given to Apino, the youngest and most loved one. But the locals did not treat the Apion when she was aged. She had lost her eyesight in her last days and once a person presented her a cake shaped dung pretending to be a cookie. She in return cursed on the residents and prayed to be vanished by god. She left the valley and glacier started moving downward from the foothills.Within few days the whole valley was buried under the glacier.

Kutiah Lugma glacier and the Haramosh Peak

Kutiah Broq and Kutiah Glacier

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