Gasherbrum I (8068m.)

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With a height of 8068m, Gasherbrum I (also called Hidden Peak) is the main summit of the Gasherbrum group, which consists of six peaks, two of which (G I and G II) are over 8000m high.

An early, extensive exploration was made by an international expedition under the leadership of Oskar Dhyrenfurth. The first ascent was made in 1958: The Americans Andy Kauffman and Pete Schoening reached the summit under unfavourable conditions via the South East Spur.

The name “Hidden Peak“goes back to the British explorer William Martin Conway, who gave this name to the mountain because of the fact that it is hidden behind the other peaks of the Gasherbrum group. Base camp on the Abruzzi Glacier

Itinerary


Note: Itinerary (can be shortened or extended depending on time, weather and physical condition)

Days Destinations / Day by day itinerary Accommodation
01 Arrive Islamabad transfer to hotel, afternoon welfare meeting with ACP Hotel
02 Drive to Chilas on Karakorum highway 11-12 hrs 461km Hotel
03 Drive to Skardu along with Indus River 8-9hrs 290km Hotel
04 Drive to Askoli 6-7hrs 3000m Camp
05 Trek to Jhola 5-6hrs 3200m Camp
06 Trek to Paiyu 6-7 hrs 3450m Camp
07 Rest day in Paiyu Camp
08 Trek to Khubursy 5-6 hrs Camp
09 Trek to Urdukas 3-4hrs 4050m Camp
10 Trek to Goro-II (5-6hrs) 4380m Camp
11 Trek to Concordia 5-6hrs 4650m Camp
12 Trek to Gasherbrum base camp 6-7hrs Camp
13 / 40 28 days for climbing Camp
41 Trek to Ali camp 5010m Camp
42 Trek to Hispung 4680m Camp
43 Trek to Dalspanga 4300m Camp
44 Trek to Saicho 3330m Camp
45 Trek to Hushe 3050m Camp
46 Drive to Skardu 5-6 hrs Hotel
47 Drive to Chilas 8-9hrs Hotel
48 Drive to Islamabad 11-12hrs Hotel
49 Morning farewell meeting with Alpine Club, afternoon sightseeing Hotel
50 Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight

Dates & Prices


Dates & Prices

Best Time For Climbing Duration of Expedition Group size Expedition package
June - August 50 Days ISB-ISB 05-07-12 Climbers Depends on group Size
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Services


Services included in the Package

• Climbing permit process.
• Royalty of the Peak.
• Additional royalty fee per additional member above 7Pax.
• Environmental Fee
• Liaison officer/Guide daily wages and insurance
• Liaison officer /Guide equipment
• Staff: Guide, cook, assistant cook and kitchen Boy
• Cooking Equipment Complete brand new kitchen utensils (crockery)
• Camping Food: During trekking and at base camp.
• Porters: Required porters their wages, food, equipment, transport, and insurance.
• Accommodation with B/L/D(except in Islamabad)
• Transportation Islamabad to Islamabad
• Camping Equipment such as sleeping tent, mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, mattress, chairs, tables table lamps etc
• Member's personal baggage 75KGs per person way up to base camp and 50KGs per person way back after Expedition.
• Arrange welfare meeting with Alpine Club
• Cargo equipment storege.
• Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
• International flights tickets re-confirmation
• Fess: (Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)

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