Shipton Spire (5900m.)

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Shipton Spire (ca 5900m) is a granite tower in the valley of the Trango Glacier. Base camp lies on a pleasant meadow at the foot of Trango Ri.

In 2006, Shipton Treks & Expeditions organized an Austrian expedition whose members were exceptionally successful on Shipton Tower as well as on the Trango Towers (a report of the expedition appeared on www.bergsteigen.at)

Itinerary


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

Days Destinations / Day by day itinerary Accommodation
01 Arrive at Islamabad afternoon welfare meeting with Alpine Club Hotel
02 Fly to Skardu or drive to Chilas on Karakorum highway 11-12hrs Hotel
03 Rest day in Skardu or drive from Chilas to Skardu 8-9hrs 290km Hotel
04 Drive to Askoli 6-7hrs 3000m Camp
05 Trek to Jhola 6-7hrs 18km 3200m Camp
06 Trek to Paiyu 6-7-hrs 16.6km 3450m Camp
07 Trek to Trango Tower base camp Camp
08 / 35
28 days for climbing Camp
36 Trek down to Paiyu Camp
37 Trek down to Jhola Camp
38 Trek down to Askoli Camp
39 Drive to Skardu 6-7hrs Hotel
40 Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas 8-9hrs Hotel
41 Farewell meeting with alpine club of or drive form Chilas to Islamabad Hotel
42 Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight

Dates & Prices


Dates & Prices

Best Time For Climbing Duration of Expedition Group size Expedition package
June to September Every Year 30 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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Pakistan

Address: Karasmathang Near Raja Petrol Pump, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Tel: +92-5815-454325
E-mail: info@shipton-trekking.com, princeasko@yahoo.com

Germany

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Tel: +49 8652 69307
E-mail: barhir@web.de
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