Climb Broad Peak, the world's 12th highest mountain and one of the 'easiest' 8000 meter peaks! Join us for a mountaineering expedition in the Himalayas
Climb Broad Peak, the world’s 12th highest mountain and one of the ‘easiest’ 8000 meter peaks! Join us for a mountaineering expedition in the Himalayas.
21 June to 4 August 2023, 45- 52 days in Pakistan, includes extensive snow and ice training
Join Leader Dan Mazur friendly, good teacher, well organized, has led 5 successful treks to k2 basecamp and is a successful K2 and Broad Peak Leader
Broad Peak Climb itinerary:
Day 1 - Arrive Islamabad. Meet our staff at the airport. They will bring you to the hotel.
Day 2 - Guided sightseeing and shopping in Islamabad (508 meters / 1,667 ft.).
Day 3 - Fly to Skardu, transfer to Skardu hotel.
Day 4 - Skardu sightseeing. Hotel. (2,230 meters / 7,316 feet)
Day 5 - Skardu - Briefing at Department of Tourism. Final preparations. Hotel.
Day 6 - Drive by Jeep to Askole, a lovely little farming village. Camp. (3,039 meters / 9,970 feet).
Day 7 - Trek to Jhola. (3,170 meters / 10,400 feet). We enter Karakoram National Park and trek past a slope filled with garnets and cross a lovely bridge.
Day 8 - Trek to Paiyu. (3,666 meters / 12,028 feet). Trek to this famous forest in the Baltoro Valley.
Day 9 - Rest Day in Paiyu. On this day, porters will bake all of their bread for the upcoming trek.
Day 10 - Trek to Khuburtse. (3,800 meters / 12,467 feet). a fabulous campsite near a lake on the edge of the Baltoro Glacier.
Day 11 - Trek to Urdukas. (3,950 meters / 12,959 feet). Camp amongst grass and lovely giant boulders, with amazing views of the Great Trango Towers.
Day 12 - Goro II. (4,300 meters / 14,108 feet). Camp on the flat stones on the surface of the Baltoro Glacier with lovely views of the mightiest peaks all around, like Masherbrum, Cathedral, etc.
Day 13 - Concord. (4,550 meters / 14,928 feet). Concordia must be the most famous campsite in all the Karkakoram. Incredible views of K2, Miter Peak, Gasherbrum 4, and many more.
Day 14 - Walk to Broad Peak base camp (4,850 meters / 15,908 ft.) and camp on the Godwin Austen Glacier.
Day 15 - Day In base camp: Sherpa Prayer Ceremony (Puja): our Nepali Sherpas conduct a colorful ceremony, putting up prayer flags. Gear Check and Ice Training near basecamp. Leader and Sherpas recheck all of your gear, and we review and practice fixed rope climbing technique and glacier travel.
Day 16 - Walk up to K2 basecamp (5,400 meters / 17,700 ft.) visit Gilkey Memorial. Return to Broad Peak basecamp.
Day 17 - Walk to Broad Peak camp 1 (5,600 meters / 18,368 ft.). Return to basecamp.
Day 18 - Rest in base camp.
Day 19 - Walk to Broad Peak camp 1. Sleep there. Day 21 - Easy walk to camp 2 (6180 meters / 20,270 ft.). Sleep there. Day 22 - Explore route to camp 3, return to camp 2 and sleep. Day 23 - Descend to basecamp.
Day 20 - Explore route to camp 2. Return to camp 1 and sleep.
Day 24 - Rest in base camp.
Day 25 - Walk to camp 1 . Sleep there.
Day 26 - Walk to camp 2 . Sleep there.
Day 27 - Walk to camp 3 (6950 meters / 22,796 ft.). Sleep there.
Day 28 - Descend to basecamp.
Day 29 - Rest in base camp.
Day 30 - Rest in base camp.
Day 31 - Walk to camp 1. Sleep there.
Day 32 - Walk to camp 2. Sleep there.
Day 33 - Walk to camp 3. Sleep there.
Day 34 - Attempt Summit.
Day 35 - Extra day for additional summit attempt.
Day 36 - Descend to Camp 1.
Day 37 - Descend to basecamp. Pack up and prepare for departure. Day 39 - Cross the Gondogoro La (5,585 meters / 18,323 ft.). Descend to Huisprung (4,600 meters / 15,088 ft.). Camp near a lovely lake. Day 40 - Trek down the Gondogoro Valley to Saicho (3,350 meters / 10,991 ft.) Day 41 - Last day of trekking to Hushe Village (3,050 meters / 10,0007ft.). Drive beside the Hushe River and follow the Shyock and Indus rivers to Skardu (2,230 meters / 7,316 ft.). Day 42 - De-briefing at Tourism Department. Showers, laundry, shopping. Hotel Day 43 - Islamabad / Chilas. Hotel Day 44 - Final paperwork, shopping, farewell dinner in Islamabad. Hotel Day 45 - Fly Home (Extra days may be added for additional summit attempts).
Day 38 - Follow the Upper Baltoro Glacier to Ali Camp (4,800 meters / 15,748 ft.)