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We recommend the best Partner for Trekking and Expedition in the Karakorum the Agency Shipton Treks and Expedition.S.T& Expedition is a self-help project under the auspices of the charitable, non-government, non-profit-making organization.
"Himalaya-Karakorum-Hilfe e.V.". It was founded in order to let the inhabitants of Baltistan - also known as "Little Tibet", Situated in the heart of the Karakoram - participate in the profits from tourism. The agency helps locals to find employment and earn a livelihood. This is the only chance they have to improve their situation by their own efforts and to secure their subsistence in the long term.

Huber Buam Bergsteiger

Thanks to everyone to make this climb come true!

Mat Auer, Hens Auer, Fabienne Götzenberger, Family Auer, Family Anthamatten, Rashid Ullah Baig, Khalid Amir Rana, Muhammad Iqbal from Shipton Treks & Tours, Nottaris Romolo, Lorenzo Gottardi, Charly Gabl, Newrock Family, Black Diamond Team, Mountain Hardwear Team, Scarpa Team, Julbo, Atomblock and many many more!!!

Climb on!!!
Simon Anthamatten

Thank you very much for supporting our Expedition to the great Trango. Every expedition need a strong Partner (Agency)!Thanks to Zahir, our very good cook. Thanks to Habib.

Thanks to Muhammad Ali our great Guide. Thanks to Iqbal to organization all things. Thanks to Rasool for their support in Skardu.

We are very happy to have chosen Shipton Trekking as Agency for our Expedition!


Shipton Treks was the ideal guide service for our needs. They have an incredibly knowledgeable staff, speaking both English and German, with key people located in all of the right areas in Pakistan. They have the basics down: travel logistics, lodging, transfers, food, security, etc. But they were total professionals and adaptable when it came to servicing or production needs. We went to Pakistan to film a TV show in the mountains and Shipton accommodated all of our unusual requests: ever changing schedules, duplicate generators for power, transport of fragile equipment, etc. In summary the entire team at Shipton was great and the next time I make a trip to Pakistan I know who to call.

Corey Rich

As a professional climber, based in Umhausen / Ötztal/Austria I want to
recommend Shipton Tours, Treks and Expeditions as a partner to explore Pakistan, especially the Karakorum Mountains.
I´m working together with the team since 2006. Furthermore I´m happy, that I led the first official expedition of Shipton Tours, Treks and Expedition ever, to Shipton Spire / Trango Valley in summer 2006.
My recent expedition, where I successfully climbed Kunyang Chhish East (7400m) via the Southwestface to claim the historic first ascent of the peak, was again accompanied by Shipton Tours, Treks and Expeditions without any
big problems and closed as usual.

Hansjörg Auer

My climbing and trekking experiences span five decades and encompass all seven continents. I have used Shipton Tours three times and they are, far and away, the best outfitter I have ever dealt with. Their attention to detail and their staff are both outstanding.
I just returned from a five week trek/climbing trip to the Biafo Glacier. Everything about the service provided by Shipton Tours was excellent and we all felt like we were eating in a fancy restaurant, the meals were that good. Imagine pizza, moist birthday cake and barbecue while tucked into a sweet grassy campsite next to the Biafo Glacier 4,400 meters above sea level!



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Tel: +92-5815-454325
E-mail: info@shipton-trekking.com, princeasko@yahoo.com


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