K7/SARAKSA PEAK(6935-M)

K-7 PIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Summary :

Name Of Peak K7/Saraksa Peak Elevation 6935-M(20900ft)
First Ascent 1955 Range Karakoram
Ltitude 35° – 30 N Longitude 76° – 28 E
Ideal  Duration 35 Days Best Period June To September
Base Camp Height 3650-M Location Hushe /Skardu Baltistan

It was first attempt by Japanese in 1984 consisting of 08 members, but only four could made success among  08.It was in 1955 that members of Harvard Mountaineering Club Karakorum Expedition examined K-7 peak with a view to climbing it.In 1976, an eight member strong expedition of Fukuoka Climbing Club expedition from Japan tried their. Hushe valley is located at the south of the great-glaciated region of Baltoro. Hushe is the approach route to the south faces of the Karakorum wall. The area offers various opportunities to trek to the base camps and climbing to the trekking peaks. Charakusa  (Saraksa) Glacier is located in area of splendid mountains just a few kilometers from Hushe. In addition to this valley. There are series of mountains like K6 7281m) K7 6930m) Link sar 7040m) Kapura peak 6530m) Niza Peak 6330m ,Drifika Peak 6447m etc… View-OF-K-6-7281m-And-Kapura-peak-6530m-From-K-7-Base-campThe provide unique opportunity to climb rock and ice pinnacles in the heart of Karakoram .There are also many of the peaks are less  then 6000m 5000m meters ,which means no permit fee and no liaison  officer , and with just a three day walk from the end of the road makes an affordable expeditions in Karakorum region . Once can enjoy the unspoiled and pollution free natural beauty of the land.

 

K6 . 7282 M:

K6 is the highest peak in the area surrounding in Charakusa or Saraksa and Nangma valley region which has seen renewed climbing interest in the years. While in Charkusa valley and Nangma valley are offered for marvelous rock climbing with easy access. This valley lies at the head of the Hushe Valley which in turn leads to the Shyok Riverand thence to the Indus River.
The Charkusa gives access to the north side of K6, Lies in Nangma valley, also is heaven of trekking and rock climbing, however this valley is located in Kanda y is the second last village of the area. The southwest of the peak is the small Nangma Glacier, and to the east is the larger Kaberi Glacier and the Kaberi River valley. The first ascent of K6 was in 1970, by an Austrian party, via the SoutheastRidge fromthe Nangma Glacier.

 

Sr,No
Program Time(Hrs) Stay
Day 01 Arrival In Islamabad Hotel
Day 02 Flight to Skardu or drive to Chilas 11-12 Hotel
Day 03 Free day in Skardu or drive to Skardu 8-9 Hotel
Day 04 Drive to Hushe 6-7 Hotel
Day 05 Trek to Shaicho 3-4 Camp
Day 06 Trek To Spangser 4-6 Camp
Day 07-30 Climbing  period 4-5
Day 31 Trek Back to Hushe 6-7 Camp
Day 32 Drive to Skardu 7-8 Hotel
Day 33 Fly back to Islamabad,If unable due to bad weather same day drive to Chilas. 8-9 Hotel
Day34 Drive from Chilas to Islamabad 11-12 Hotel
Day 35 Transfer to Benazir International Aiport for your onward destination.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.