Masherbrum (7821m.)

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Masherbrum (also known as K1) located in the Gilgit Baltistan of Pakistan is the 22nd highest mountain in the world and the 11th highest in Pakistan.It was the first scaled and mapped peak in the Karakorum range hence its name.Masherbrum "The Hidden Peak" (7821 meters, 25,659 ft) Also known as K-1, was the first mapped peak of the Karakorum. Absolutely breathtaking Peak.

Masherbrum or K-1 is another majestic peak of the Karakoram Range. Masherbrum proves to be an enthralling climb for mountaineers. It has been attempted by number of climbers but only few have reached the summit.

The first attempt was made by James Waller and his party in 1938 but deep snow forced them to surrender at an altitude of 7600 meters. In 1960, a Pak-American Expedition led by Dr. George Bell reached the summit. The successful climbers include Willi Unsoeld, George Bell, and Nick Clinch of USA and Captain Javed Aktar of Pakistan Army.

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 Masherbrum base camp 6-7hrs Camp
11 / 41
30 days for climbing Camp
42 Trek back to Urdukus (6-7hrs) Camp
43 Trek to Paiyu (6-7hrs) Camp
44 Trek to Jhola (6-7hrs) Camp
55 Trek to Askole (6-7hrs) 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 Hotel

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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