Gasherbrum in local language means “Shining Wall” and the name probably origins. There are six Gasherbrum Peaks. Gasherbrum 1 also known as K5 and Hidden Peak, a name given by William Martin Conway in 1892 in reference to its extreme remoteness, It is the highest peak among them. It is also the 11th highest peak in the world and is the second highest in the Karakoram Range. It is one of the four 8,000m peaks located in a tight cluster on the upper reaches of the Baltoro glacier, the main access route to the mountains which cuts through the center of the Karakoram Range. Gasherbrum-II Climbed in 1956, members of an Austrian Karakorum expedition the party was led by Fritz Moravec. It set up a base camp on the south Gasherbrum glacier. Three reached the summit of Gasherbrum-II on the 8th July and came back without meeting any further accident. Gasherbrum 3 at 7952m is 6th highest peak in Pakistan and 15th in the World ranking Completely overlooked in the rush to the 14, 8000m peaks, G 3 has had only 2 ascents, both by the same route, which put 7 people on its summit; G 4 is rather better known for its remarkable stylishness and for its extreme complexity.

 

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Alpine Adventure Guide Office, Islamabad
Adventure Days
50 Days.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Professional Team Meals
Hotel Transportation
NOT INCLUDED
Personal Expense
Injury

 

1

Day 1: Hotel

Arrival in Islamabad
2

Day 2 : Hotel

Briefing at Alpine Adventure Guide of Pakistan.
3

Day 3: Hotel

Islamabad-Chilas.
4

Day 4: Hotel

Chilas-Skardu.
5

Day 5: Hotel

Preparation day before moving to the mountain.
6

Day 6: Camp

Skardu-Askoli.
7

Day 7: Camp

Askoli-Jula.
8

Day 8: Camp

Jula-Paiju.
9

Day 9: Camp

Paiju Rest Day.
10

Day 10: Camp

Paiju-Urdukus.
11

Day 11: Camp

Urdukus-Goro-II.
12

Day 12: Camp

Goro-II-Concordia.
13

Day 13: Camp

Shagharing.
14

Day 14: Camp

Gasherbrum Base Camp.
15

Day 15-41: Camp

27 Days Reserved for Ascend of Gasherbrum.
16

Day 42: Camp

Gasherbrum Base Camp-Goro.
17

Day 43: Camp

Goro-II-Urdukus.
18

Day 44: Camp

Urdukus-Paiju.
19

Day 45: Camp

Paiju-Korofong.
20

Day 46: Hotel

Korofong-Askoli-Skardu.
21

Day 47: Hotel

Skardu-Chilas.
22

Day 48: Hotel

Chilas-Islamabad.
23

Day 49: Hotel

De-briefing.
24

Day 50: On board

Departure.
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