Broad Peak(8047 m)

 

broad Peak

Program Summary :

Name Of Peak Broad Peak                   Elevation 8,047 m
Mountain Range Karakoram First Ascent 1957 by Hermann Buhl /Fritz Wintersteller   
Duration 50 Days                                  Best time May to August
Ideal Group Size 7th Base Camp height: 4800-M

Broad Peak (K3) is the 12th highest mountain on Earth. The name of Broad Peak introduced by W.M.Convey a British explorer during his expedition in 1892. In Balti language name of Broad Peak is (Phalchan Gangri ),because of its breadth at the top. It’s part of the Gasherbrum massif in Baltistan on the border of Pakistan and China.

The route starts climbing through a rock gully to Camp I (6000m) then by passing a large snow face we reach Camp-II at around 6500m.
A final camp is placed at 7200m from where summit can bid.
Fix ropes protect the steeper sections of the route, which are commonly lower on the climb. It was first climbed by an Austrian group in 1957, which included Kurt Diemberger and Herman Buhl.

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ITINERARY:

Sr. No Program Time(Hrs) Stay
Day 01 Arrival  in Islamabad  Hotel
Day 02 Islamabad – Rest day and briefing at the Ministry of Tourism. Hotel
Day 03 Flight to Skardu or Drive to Chilas, 11-12 Hotel
Day 04 Drive to Skardu 8-9 Hotel
Day 05 Sakardu – Rest day and Final Preparation for Expedition.  Hotel
Day 06 Drive to Askoli, 6-7  Camp
Day 07 Trek to Jhola,  5-6  Camp
Day 08 Trek to Paju, 6-7 Camp
Day 09 Paiju – Rest day.  Camp
Day 10 Trek to Urdukas  8-9  Camp
Day 11 Trek to Goro II 5-6 Camp
Day 12 Trek to Concordia,  4-5 Camp
Day 13 Trek to Broad Peak Base Camp 3-4  Camp
Day 14-40 Climbing Period of Broad Peak.
Day 41-46 Return to Askole or Hushe and drive to Skardu.
Day 47 Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas. 8-9  Hotel
Day 48 Chilas-To-Islamabad: Early morning drive to Islamabad.  11-12  Hotel
Day 49 Islamabad – Debriefing at the Ministry of Tourism. Hotel
Day 50 Fly to onward destination

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