Gashabrum I

Itinerary

DaysDestinations
1Arrival Islamabad and made necessary arrangements.
2Islamabad – Rest day and briefing at the Ministry of Tourism
3Drive to Chilas, 12 hrs. Drive.
4Drive to Skardu , 8-10 hrs. Drive.
5Sakardu – Rest day and Final Preparation for Expedition.
6Drive to Thongal / askoly, 8-10 hrs. drive.
7Trek to Jhola, 7-8 hrs.
8Trek to Bardumal – Paiju, 7-8 hrs,
9Paiju – Rest day.
10Trek to Urdukus, 7-8 hrs.
11Trek to Goro, 6-7 hrs.
12Trek to Concordia, 4-5 hrs.
13Trek to Hiddeen Peak Base Camp (5600m), 8-9 hrs.
14-40Climbing Period of Hidden Peak.
41-46Return to Askole or Hushe and drive to Skardu.
47Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas.
48Islamabad – Debriefing at the Ministry of Tourism.
49Islamabad – Rest day.
50Departure Destination.


Elevation: 8068 meters

Region: Baltistan

Range: Karakoram

OVERVIEW

Gasherbrum It is very beautiful peak. It is also known as K5, Hiden Peak and Shining Wall. Among the six Gasherburn Peaks in the Karakoram range Gasherbrum I is the highest. The Americans were the first to reach its the Autumn of 1958. It was first climbed by A. Kaufman and P. Schoening in 1958. Although the French had made an attempt as early as 1956, Hidden Peak was also the first eight thousand meter peak to be climbed in Alpine style. The trek to the Base Camp starts at Skardu town through Shigar valley across the Baltoro glacier. The trek to the Base Camp starts at Skardu town through Shigar valley across the Baltoro glacier.