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    Team UNIMOG Punga 2010 @ Elevation 14200ft – DeeMog & BeeMog via Babusar Pass-Sheosar Lake Deosai – Burzil Pass – Minimerg – Butogah Pass

    July 15th – July 21st 2010
    2 Unimogs carrying 12 Jays in 7 days had most thrilling and adventurous drive of the lifetime by passing through the 4 highest motorable passes of Pakistan (4000 Meters +) which are definitely falls in the Top 15 Motorable passes of the world, Top 3 are probably in Tibet & Ladakh. Another unique achievement of the Team Unimog was that DeeMog & BeeMog were the 1st Unimogs which have visited Shoesar Lake Deosai (13600ft), the 1st mog through Burzil pass (13500ft), Butogah Pass (14200ft) and I am not sure about Babusar Pass (13700ft)

    Each day we had 15hrs of drive covering 1700KM in 7 days and quarter of that mileage was off-road in low revs pulling jays on the high altitude to breath light air  & descending on the sharp curves. We descended approximately 6000 feet from Burzil Pass to Minimerg in less than 10KMs (The Burzil Pass (el. 4,100 m (13,500 ft)) is an ancient pass and caravan route between Srinagar in Kashmir and Gilgit. This route was active up to Pakistan's independence…. wikipedia), it was the trust on mog’s pulling power which kept us moving. From Minimerg onwards DeeMog only knew the way forward and there was no turning back till Islamabad  thanks to excellent turning circle of Unimog which proved enough on the sharpest of curves.

    Dasbala Water Crossing (20KM before Chilam Choki) - The current in the water crossing near Dasbala didn’t let us to cross, it was simply suicidal, the rock flowing in the water and their size was massive, making the track unstable and immediately after the track there was a 20-30 feet ditch. I can well imagine NN’s situation on the water crossing before Shindoor I read in the IJC Summer Camp Thread. We had to stop there for night while on our way up to Chilam and on our return as well . We slept in mog and few jays opened a local school room one first night & on return a local kid opened an abandoned road side hotel for us and we stayed there. We also tried camping on that night but the water immediately changed its flow direction and our camp base was under water within minutes. DeeDee kept on singing Soota Na Milla as he went out of stock that night. Kashif found some friends from Peshawar who were also stuck on the water crossing and for a change he conversed in pushto . We also witnessed a huge Army recovery truck of FIAT with monster tyres (in front of our mogs) equipped with latest technology which crossed the water, it was huge in size and weight, and engine had beautiful sound. The navigator was a Captain who also stopped us to avoid crossing the water in the night else he would have to return back to recover us…

    Track to Butogah was most adventurous, the valley above chillas with old gigantic maple trees on the road side was a pleasure to watch and the cold water was too good for refreshing up the jays. We started that day very late at 11:30am reasons were more but discussion was one “via Babusar or via Butogah”. 3parties, 1st party saying go via Babusar, 2nd party saying via Butogah, 3rd party was quite and fourth party including 1 jay was sleeping …. In driver/navigator meeting DeeDee said either we are going via Butogah or “See u in Naran”…. This sentence is now a part of G4 Clan Code of Unethic . Sohaib Kiani & Asad Marwat from IJC gave us the directions, we reached Naran in the midnight and jays skipped 2 meals. Apart from thrill of off-road, while on our way up-hill to Butogah the trek was blocked by an enormous tree having at least 3 times weight of our Unimogs, which was toed and pulled by BeeMog to clear the road for us & local Tractor walas carrying baraf from Butoagh to Chillas. Mog pulled that tree with an ease by displaying immense pulling power it is known for. Rainfall started when we reached Butogah summit and it continued on our drive till Naran, rain made the descend slippery and more technical and we were literally crawling on the descend and Jays were quietly enjoying the extremely cold rainy winds and on water cross (12:15am), after a 20min trek search by DeeDee, Fateh & Kashif, it went well for BeeMog but DeeMog was 200 yards back and it got deviated from the track, thanks to high air intake and DeeMog enjoyed the smooth swim by following BeeMog’s brake lights and DeeDee kept on driving in the straight line with the flow .

    Team Unimog

    1. Adeel Khalid aka DeeDee
    2. Basharat Ullah Khan aka Basharatu
    3. Kashif Qayyum Khan aka Fihsak
    4. Fatah Ullah Khan aka Mr. DIY
    5. Nabeel Ahmed Zafar
    6. Malik Muhammad Umer
    7. Shehzada Umer Naseer aka Aa ub loat chalain
    8. Atta Ur Rehman aka Freeman
    9. Zarar bin Zubair Mian aka Time Keeper
    10. Nasir Ahmed Khan
    11. Mian Zia Ul Haq aka Sakoon.com
    12. Farooq Malik aka Sleepiest Person ever!

    Preparation:-
    The chain email for K in North planning started much before the trip to decide when to go and where to go, how many KM would we be covering and what would be Unimog drive time for the same, we missed Guru G in the trip who was part of the planning team. Outcome of that email was a long list to prepare our mogs for North, few international forums helped us on the most critical things to do and rest was the local experience from mogging in Ravi Black Water & trip to Neelam via Nurinar back in 2008. We distributed the tasks e.g. I built a Unimog toolkit which had everything we needed & DeeDee prepared a box of spare parts and each one of them was used, also a medical kit (as per Janj’s list uploaded on Punga plus mouth wash for smokers). Nabeel was taking care of food & grocery items, Janj assisted us in the tin packing of boneless chicken and aloo keema, Fatah assisted us in completing the pending jobs on Bee & Dee Mog, hunting dala frame in the last week for DeeMog & Ustaad Pima did the magic by stitching the parachute for both the rides and we were ready to assemble on July 15th @ 0005hrs

    Mog’s DIY by Mr. DIY (DIY maximum time was 30 minutes)
    Mog mechanic skipped the trip on the last moment and we were counting on our elder bro Mr. Fatah Ullah Khan aka Mr. DIY, the true technical expert of Unimog and he is definitely a life saver with naturally gifted ability to diagnose the issue and then finding a solution. Following is summary of things he did on mogs to keep them moving!

    1. July 15 0005Hrs, BeeMog’s Diesel pump’s cylinder cover is missing, we sourced the cover plate but its length was not right, Mr. DIY fabricated the plate to cover it up & from thereon he did the magic throughout the trip 
    2. July 15 0030Hrs, DeeMog is taking some air with fuel, engine is not performing as per expectations, Mr. DIY fixed the issue
    3. July 15 0930Hrs, BeeMog’s one of the hose pipe having hairline fracture, replaced by Mr. DIY just after Balakot
    4. July 15 1330Hrs, DeeMog caught fire due short circuit in the heating plugs & situation was panic, DeeDee used his good presence of mind and used sand to control the fire. Mechanics and Electricians of Naran didn’t extended any help so Mr. DIY started from the wiring and removed the burnt wires and then unplugged the problematic heater & defused the same by breaking the heater into two parts and then installed the defused version back in DeeMog (since we didn’t found the 24V heater in Naran) and we were back on the trek .
    5. July 18 0930Hrs, BeeMog’s left hub seal had leakage and front brakes were malfunctioning due to that reason, Mr. DIY, Mr. Dee, Bash & and an army driver (having past experience of Mogs) started the DIY on the hub, replaced the seals, washed the wheels and brakes leathers with patrol, re-filled the oil which was also a DIY for to prepare a CL gun using a 1.5Liter Nestle bottle and a diesel fuel line… and Bingo 
    6. July 20 2030Hrs, BeeMog engine stopped firing, it was dark, rainy and cold. Mr. DIY  came again with his toolkit and diagnosed that the diesel pump (mechanical) is not pushing any fuel, Mr. Dee pointed out a spare fuel pump of 24V installed in DeeMog & shared the fuel line which he replaced in Rawalpindi July 14th (thankfully he kept the old pipes). Mr. DIY installed the electric fuel pump & gave it a 24V connection and Bingo , he is a life saver!

    Travel log written by Basharatu…..
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    Team UNIMOG Punga 2010 @Elevation 14200ftVia Babusar-SheosarBurzilMinimergButogah -143553

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    Exclamation See you in Naran

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    @DeeDee
    Lets go back yaar.... have to "See You in Naran"
    When Nothing Else Work, Team Unimog has the Solution....

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    @fihsak.....
    Chal yaar buhat maza kia and we were lucky too. Werna loog tu lut jatay hain Lulusar camp kertay huway. Heard this sad story from Basharatu.
    The road, tracks, valleys, tops, passes, lakes, bridges we crossed in mid night was the scariest ride.

    It was 30AM and we were 5KM away from Naran. It was raining and dence fog, hence 0 visibillity and fihsak was sleeping in navigator seat.
    Oye khochay uth yaar mujhay bhi neend aarahi hai, he said sonay dey yar. I really don't remember how we reach Naran.
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    that was the last energy i had as it drained out due to the F****** truck who made us wait for his dumbness over the bridge
    Neend tu ani thi BeeMog ne Kidneys ki Tunning out kar di thi, i shifted to Deemog becoz the way basheera was driving on the lulusar road did the damage
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    @DeeDee
    yaar wo burzil se utartay huwe romantic Jays ki pix kahan hain?
    wo basheeray Bhaaloo ki nasal walay
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    Quote Originally Posted by fihsak View Post
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    yaar wo burzil se utartay huwe romantic Jays ki pix kahan hain?
    wo basheeray Bhaaloo ki nasal walay
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    Jay 1 : "yaar wo Mogs walay hamaray sardar basheeray lo le gaye hain"

    Jay 2 : " Acha hay jaan khalas hogai hay..... Saala hamara hissa bhi pee jata tha"
    When Nothing Else Work, Team Unimog has the Solution....

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeeDee View Post
    Team UNIMOG Punga 2010 @Elevation 14200ft–Via Babusar-Sheosar–Burzil–Minimerg–Butogah - 143752
    Jay 1 : "yaar wo Mogs walay hamaray sardar basheeray lo le gaye hain"

    Jay 2 : " Acha hay jaan khalas hogai hay..... Saala hamara hissa bhi pee jata tha"
    When Nothing Else Work, Team Unimog has the Solution....

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mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} </style> <![endif]--> The journey's end
    For Wooly's restless soul and his legacy, the journey has not ended. Tracing the footsteps of Lovell Wooldridge, the Assistant Political Agent of Chilas
    By Raheal Ahmad Siddiqui

    "The heights above are horrifying, but the gorge of Indus is worse. It's more like the bottom of the Grand Canyon, a suffocating, rock-burned desert. Nothing grows there……… an abomination of desolation."




    This is how Lieutenant C.G. Bruce described Chilas with its surrounds in 1892, and this is how I found it when I visited Chilas this May. The only difference between 'now' and 'then' is the Karakoram Highway, zigzagging between Abbotabad and the Sinkiang province of China, connecting Chilas with the outside world.




    Despite the road connection, it was a backbreaking journey to Chilas, a town still considered remote by the government officers. Sibtain invited me for lunch at the Deputy Commissioner's official bungalow. This bungalow is the finest example of colonial architecture placed at an idyllic setting. A wild stream of foaming ice-cold water gushes down from the defile, dividing the backyard of this bungalow into two unequal halves and a wooden bridge providing the necessary connection. With each fresh breeze, the Mulberry trees drop down juicy dark purple fruits painting the ground underneath with mauve colour. The chirping of the birds is blended with the sound of the water roaring in the stream. A fishpond, vegetables sprouting in patches, tall chinar trees interspersed with green glades -- what else do you need for a celestial paradise. Wordsworth could have spent all his life here writing on nature and its pristine beauty, "Some barriers with which Nature, from the birth Of things, has fenced this fairest spot on earth."




    Lunch was served in the dinning room. The aroma of local cuisine was mouth watering, and the taste was simply delicious. With great effort, I had to suppress my gluttony. Sibtain's wife is not only a good cook but had keen aesthetics to keep the house in its true perspective. The wooden floors, fire place with chimney's protruding from the roof, slanting roof top, ventilators for light and air, and the walls adorned by hanging antique guns, takes you down to the colonial past and the good governance associated with it. It seems that Sibtain, the Deputy Commissioner of Chilas, was living in paradise and getting paid for it. But the equation is not so simple. Chilas, with its tribal culture, that too lacking in modern education, had always been a problematic district to administer. But much more than that, Sibtain lamented about the social isolation that he and his wife had to suffer from. Sibtain's dilemmas were the same, as those endured by 'Wooly Sahab', his predecessor, some 80 years ago.
    The pressure from the Russian Bear extending its influence in Afghanistan, along the Chinese frontier and above all, in the high passes of Pamirs, gave a new twist to the Great Game. The Gilgit agency was re-established in 1889, with Colonel Algernon Durand as its Agent. Chilas was unnecessarily subdued by the wanton behaviour of Durand in 1892-93 who himself was suffering from depressive psychosis. To manage wild tribes of Yaghistan, as area covering the semi-autonomous tribes of Chilas, Darel and Tangir, an Assistant Political Agent was permanently based at Chilas. Yaghistan was interpreted as the 'land of outlaws.' Chilas was used as a watching post for any threatened tribal incursion, usually because of blood feuds and vendettas, from Tangir and Dariel. Some maintain that Kipling was really thinking of Tangir and Dariel when he wrote The Man Who Would Be King, though the Kafiristan he seems to refer to seems just as dangerous a place.




    Was Wooly Sahab the man who wanted to be the king! Most of the people whom I met in Chilas were familiar with the name Wooly, yet nobody could give me any further detail except that he was the Assistant Political Agent of Chilas. What made him so popular? I searched for this character Wooly in the history books but found no reference of him. I gave up my quest for Wooly thinking that his legendary name had only survived because of his good work and his sympathetic approach towards the subjects of the Raj. Wooly was thus another Col. Tyrwhitt of Nagarparker.




    It was while reading Walter Trevelyan's autobiography (who was appointed military advisor in Gilgit by the Maharajah of Kashmir) that I accidentally rediscovered some facts about the mysterious Wooly Sahab, and would quote, "Heb's (Todd) assistant at Chilas, while was two-day ride from Bunji (five from Gilgit) and not far from Gor, was Lovell Wooldridge, known as Wooly. He lived alone in a house with three dogs -- a Springer, an Afghan hound, a Yorkshire terrier -- and some pets including an acrobatically inclined lynx, to which the Yorkshire was an anathema. He use to bring the Afghan hound to Gilgit, this 'pyjama dog' as I called it, was a great favourite of mine. Wooly had his gramophone records sent from Regent Street -- 'not one arrived broken' -- and his Christmas fare, such as ham and Wensleydale cheese, from Quetta."
    It seems to me now that Wooly's situation, isolated and alone in a spot where once no European would have dared entered without the protection of an army, was typical of one aspect of the administration of British India. I found Sibtain trying hard to continue the same traditions in a fast changing environment where the institutional force had diluted to a large extent. Wooldrige was leading the Chilasis from the front, whether in a polo match or while administrating justice.




    In 1931, there were again threats of trouble from the smouldering wild tribes. The first aeroplane had successfully landed at Gilgit and the authorities were planning to build another landing strip at Chilas. Far from being impressed by aeroplanes, the tribesmen had become alarmed and angry. However, Wooly's clever manoeuvring succeeded in cooling down the tempers and the airstrip was finally completed. This airstrip still survives in Chilas, though no aircraft had landed on it for decades. Its existence itself is a monument to Wooly's administrative skills. He was respected by the local people and perfectly content on his own, living the 'larger and nobler life that man should live', as E.F. Knight so grandiloquently put it.




    In 1934, Walter Trevelyan was posted out of Gilgit Agency. We find no further mention of Wooly in Reliegh's memoirs. It is expected that Wooly too must have moved to some other place in the Raj. But one last twist remains in Wooly's legacy.




    The construction of Diamer Bhasha Dam would commence soon, and the ensuing lake, some 70 km long, will submerge the Indus Gorge, including some houses on the lower slopes of Chilas town. While strolling in the lawn of the Residency, I probed Sibtain regarding the chances of survival of this heritage building. Sibtain stopped, "If this house is destroyed by the Dam, we will lose the finest piece of architectural heritage in the whole region and my restless soul would join Wooly's ghost."




    In those days, Chilas could only be reached from Srinagar after a hard trek of three weeks across mountains and the dreaded Burzil Pass. Many had perished crossing this pass, which remains closed for nearly seven months in a year. Some were lucky to escape with only frostbites and lost toes. Reaching Chilas, a god-forsaken town at the extreme edge of the British Raj, after such a hazardous trip, one always needed a break to give rest to the aching body. With no desire (or place) left to travel further, the journey had to be discontinued. And what a remarkable place to the end such a journey -- "a heaven in an abomination of desolation." The journey must end at this house.




    'The Journey's End' was the name given to this Residency by Lovell Wooldridge. He had it built and had loved it as the first-born. A marble slab with The Journey's End inscribed on it was plastered on the main gate. Walter and Heb Todd had always referred to this place by its maiden name. This stone disappeared a decade ago, a sad victim of official vandalism. A new one, which reads 'The Journey Ends', replaced it. The letter 'S' was made to charge ends, thereby distorting the whole sense.




    Sibtain promised me to correct this historical aberration by putting up yet another stone before my next visit. After all Wooly's English spirit had to be restored. It was here that Wooldridge had kept a Himalayan lynx as a pet -- an unusual animal tamed by an exceptionally unusual man. Servants of the Residency claimed to have seen Wooly's ghost drifting out of the Residency and disappearing between these trees. The sighting of this harmless apparition had been numerous over the last few decades. For Wooly's restless soul and his legacy, the journey has not ended.

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    Wink Jays Flying @ 14200 Feets :), Cant Try this at Home?

    Jump Boys Jump!

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    Question Trout's Paradise!

    Fishing is probably banned in DeoSai?

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    Default Killer Photo of the Killer Mountain & Killer Machine!

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    Default The Most Beautiful Road!

    Excellent Shot,

    DD you have got strong imagination power to think how Orange looks on DeeMog , IPF rail k paisay pooray hu gayay!

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