means a shining wall. There are six Gasherbrum peaks in the Karakorum
Baltoro Range. It was captain Young husband and his party, which in 1889
discovered Gasherbrum glacier. American Geologist-cum-climber and winner
of the 1936 Olympic Gold Medal visited the area and after doing some
photographic work on the Baltoro glacier, made an attempt on the
southeast ridge of Gasherbrum-I, who is also called Hidden Peak (8068m
in1935, Dr. P.C. Visser, a Dutch, and his party surveyed Gasherbrum
glacier. It was, however, in 1936 that a strong French expedition led by
H. de Segogne tried its luck on Gasherbrum-I. The party went up to
6,797m where camp-V was established. Subsequently the party located a
place for camp-VI at 7,010m. it was however, due to a continuous storm
and bad weather that the party was forced to abandon its plan. It was
however, an American expedition of Nick Clinch, which in 1958 climbed
Gasherbrum-I peak. Schoening and Kaufman went to its top. Nick was the
first prison who crossed Masherbum La in 1974, much to the surprise of
the villagers of Hushe, who thought their valley impregnable from the
north. They remembered Clinch and gave him a warm welcome.
highest in Pakistan and ranking 14th in World. The first ascent made by
Austrians led by Fritz Moravec along with Josef Larch and Hans
Willenpart on 8th July, 1956.The climb on this Peak is both on rock and
ice. A high level of technical skill, physical fitness and
acclimatization is required
Arrival Islamabad and made necessary arrangements.
Islamabad – Rest day
Drive to Chilas, 12 hrs. Drive.
Drive to Skardu , 8-10 hrs. Drive.
Sakardu – Rest day and Final Preparation for Expedition
Drive to Askoli, 8-10 hrs. drive.
Trek to Jhola, 7-8 hrs.
Trek to Bardumal – Paiju, 7-8 hrs,
Paiju – Rest day.
Trek to Urdukus, 7-8 hrs.
Trek to Goro, 6-7 hrs.
Trek to Concordia, 4-5 hrs.
Trek to Gasherbrum II Base Camp, 7-8 hrs
Climbing Period of Gasherbrum II.
Return to Askole or Hushe and drive to Skardu.
Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas.
Islamabad – Debriefing at the Ministry of Tourism.
Islamabad – Rest day.
SAFARI 15 DAYS
MOUNTAIN SAFARI 21 DAYS
GASHERBRUM - 1 & II
K-2 GONDHOGORO TREK
NANGA PARBAT TREK
NANGMA VALLEY AMIN BRAKK BASE CAMP
RAKAPOSHI & DIRAN PEAK
MACHULO LA TREK
SPECIAL INTEREST TOURS