GASHABRUM 1 (8,068)
Gashabrum in Balti language “Shining Wall” “White beautiful” There are 6 Gashabrum peaks G1 is the highest peak amoung Gashbrum peaks. In 1936 a French Expedition made first attempt, But they could not Climb beyond “V” at height of 6,797mtrs. In 1958 an American Expedition led by Nich Clinch made the first ascent of Gashabrum “1” (Hidden Peak). Schoening & Kaufman were first to reach the summit. The approach route to Skardu through Shigar valley & trek starts from Askoli through Baltoro Glacier.
Itinerary: Best period: June/July/August.
Length of Trip: 45/50 Days.
Day 01 to 03 Arrival at Islamabad & complete the Government formalities. (Hotel).
Day 04 to 06 Fly or Drive to Skardu through Karakoram Highway. (Hotel).
Day o7 to 13 Trek to G1 Base camp. (Camps).
Day 14 to 43 Climbing Dayes. (Camps).
Day 44 to 50 Back to Islamabad. (Camps + Hotels).