Gasherbrum IV (7952m)

Program Summary :

Name Of Peak Gashabrum IV Elevation 7952-m (26,26052ft)  
First Accent  1958 Ranked                17th  Of the world       
Base Camp height  48000-M Location Karakoram Baltoro/Baltistan
Best Period        15 June –25 August      Ideal Duration   40 days                         
Ideal Group Size 7th    

 

Gasherbrum IV (K4 ) is the17th highest mountain on Earth and the 6th highest in Pakistan.
It is one of the peaks in the Gasherbrum massif and its Base Camp is near by Broad Peak . The Gasherbrum are a remote group of peaks located at the northeastern end of the Baltoro Glacier in the Karakoram range of the Himalaya. The massif contains three of the world’s 8,000 meter peaks (if one includes Broad Peak)
. Gasherbrum is often claimed to mean “Shining Wall”, presumably a reference to the highly visible west face of Gasherbrum IV; but in fact, it comes from “rgasha” (beautiful) and “brum” (mountain) in Balti, hence it actually means “beautiful mountain. It was first ascent By Italian Expeditions in 1958,Including the members, Walter Bonatti and Carlo Mauri,from the north Ridge. Whereas the west ridge first ascent in 1985 by Robert Schauer (Austria) and Wojciech Kurtyka (Poland).
985 First ascent of the 10,000 ft (3,000 m) high West face by However, due to bad weather and extreme exhaustion forced them to stop at the north summit, missing the true summit.

ITINERARY :

Sr-No Program Time ( Hrs ) Stay
Day-01 Arrival Islamabad: Briefing  in Alpine Club of Pakistan Hotel
Day-02 Flight to Skardu Or Drive to Chilas 12-13 Hotel
Day-03 Free day at Skardu Or Drive from Chilas to Skardu 8-9 Camp
Day-04 Drive to Askoli 6-7 Camp
Day-05 Trek to Jhola 5-6 Camp
Day-06 Trek to Paiju 6-7 Camp
Day-07 Rest day at paiju Camp
Day-08 Trek to Urdukas 8-9 Camp
Day-09 Trek to Goro-II 5-6 Camp
Day-10 Trek to Base Camp 4-5 Camp
Day-11-37 Climbing Period 7-8 camp
Day-38-41 Trek back to Askoli or Hushe via Gondogoro La Pass Camp
Day-42 Drive to Skardu 6-7 Hotel
Day-43 Fly to Islamabad if fly cancellation night spend in Chilas 8-9 Hotel
Day-44 Drive Chilas to Islamabad 12-13 Hotel
Day-45 Onward to your own destinations