Gasherbrum 1 Mountaineering Expedition: Himalayas Climb

Join us for this wonderful Gashebrum 1 mountaineering expedition. A Himalayas climb that you will never forget!

 
Activities
Mountaineering
Duration
55 days
Price
$15,150 to 15,150
 
 
Gasherbrum 1 Mountaineering Expedition: Himalayas Climb

Join us for this wonderful Gashebrum 1 mountaineering expedition. A Himalayas climb that you will never forget!

Gasherbrum 1 (Hidden Peak)- World’s 11th highest mountain and one of the most remote 8000 meter peaks!

Enjoy extensive snow and ice training

Dates : 21 June to 4 August 2023. 45 days in Pakistan. Trip may be extended depending on weather and route conditions. Friendly leader Dan Mazur is well organized and a good teacher, has summited Gasherbrum and this is his 3rd expedition there. Dan has also summited K2, and led 12 Everest expeditions. Strong and experienced Sherpas will be climbing with you.  

Price Includes

  • British, American, and European leader/coordinator )
  • Expert climbing Sherpas for the group (personal Sherpas available upon request)
  • Full service trek to base camp with all teahouses and all meals
  • All internal / domestic flights (weather dependent)
  • buses, jeeps, porters 50 Kg (110 lbs.
  • personal baggage transport
  • Personal equipment check
  • Meeting you at the airport and airport transfer to the hotel
  • Round trip flight from Islamabad – Skardu – Islamabad (if flight not possible due to weather, than transit by road)
  • Porter and donkey transport of all equipment to and from basecamp
  • Skillful base camp cooks Three meals each day, on trek, in basecamp, and at high altitude above basecamp
  • Group emergency equipment, medical equipment and satellite phone
  • Private tents in basecamp (no sharing) Comfortable base camp with dining mess tent, tables and chairs, showers, bathroom, and solar charger
  • Guided training on cliffs and glaciers around basecamp All ropes, tents and high altitude climbing equipment.
  • Full high altitude service to the summit and back All permit fees and liaison officers
  • Two nights stay in Islamabad hotel on arrival and two nights prior to departure in a double room. Private rooms are available for a small additional fee.

Price Excludes

  1. International flights to Islamabad and back home
  2. Mountain climbing rescue and travel insurance
  3. Personal climbing/trekking equipment and clothing
  4. Pakistan visa Gratuities for staff
  5. Oxygen available upon request

What to expect

Gasherbrum 1 Mountaineering Expedition 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 14 – Trek To Gasherbrum Basecamp (5,150 meters / 16,896 ft.). Set up basecamp.
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 15 - Rest In base camp: Sherpa Prayer Ceremony (Puja): our Nepali Sherpas conduct a colorful ceremony, putting up prayer flags.
Day 16 - 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 17 - Walk to Camp 1 at (5,950 meters / 19,521 ft.). The walk to camp 1 is on the beautiful Gasherbrum Glacier. Return to basecamp.
Day 18 - Walk to Camp 1 at (5,950 meters / 19,521 ft.). Sleep in Camp 1.
Day 19 - Explore the route to Camp 2. Sleep in Camp 1.
Day 20 - Climb to Camp 2. Sleep in Camp 2. (6,400 meters / 20,997 ft.)
Day 21 - Explore the route to Camp 3 Descend to Camp 1.
Day 22 - Descend to Base Camp.
Day 23 - Rest in base camp.
Day 24 - Walk to Camp 1 at (5,950 meters / 19,521 ft.). Sleep in Camp 1. Day 26 - Climb to Camp 3. Sleep in Camp 3. (7,300 meters / 23,950 ft.). Day 27 - Descend to Camp 1. Day 28 - Descend to Base Camp. Day 29 - Rest in base camp. Day 30 - Rest in base camp. Day 31 - Walk to Camp 1 at (5,950 meters / 19,521 ft.). Sleep in Camp 1. Day 32 - Climb to Camp 2. Sleep in Camp 2. (6,400 meters / 20,997 ft.) Day 33 - Climb to Camp 3. Sleep in Camp 3. (7,300 meters / 23,950 ft.). Day 34 - Attempt Summit (8,068 meters / 26,469 ft.). Return to Camp 3. Day 35 - Extra day for additional summit attempt. Day 36 - Descend to Camp 1. Day 37 - Descend to base camp.
Day 25 - Climb to Camp 2. Sleep in Camp 2. (6,400 meters / 20,997 ft.)












Day 37 - Descend to base camp. Pack up and prepare for departure. 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 38 - Follow the Upper Baltoro Glacier to Ali Camp (4,800 meters / 15,748 ft.)
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 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 - Rest in base camp. Day 39 - Rest in base camp. Day 40 - Rest in base camp. • Day 41 - Walk to Camp 1 at (5,950 meters / 19,521 ft.). Sleep in Camp 1.









Day 42 - Climb to Camp 2. Sleep in Camp 2. (6,900 meters / 22,630 ft.)
Day 43 - Climb to Camp 3. Sleep in Camp 3. (7,400 meters / 24,278 ft.).
Day 44 - Attempt Summit (8,035 meters / 26,362 ft.). Return to Camp 3.
Day 45 - Extra day for additional summit attempt.
Day 46 - Descend to Camp 1.Day 50 - Trek down the Gondogoro Valley to Saicho (3,350 meters / 10,991 ft.)
Day 47 - Descend to basecamp. Pack up and prepare for departure.
Day 48 - Follow the Upper Baltoro Glacier to Ali Camp (4,800 meters / 15,748 ft.)
Day 49 - 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 51 - 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 52 - De-briefing at Tourism Department. Showers, laundry, shopping. Hotel
Day 53 - Islamabad / Chilas. Hotel
Day 54 - Final paperwork, shopping, farewell dinner in Islamabad. Hotel
Day 55 - Fly Home (Extra days may be added for additional summit attempts).

 

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