Mushtaq Tower /Mushtaq ATA (7,276-M)

Muztagh-Tower-7276m

Program Summary :

Name of peak Mushtaq Tower/Mushtaq ATA Elevation 7,276-M
First Ascent July 1956 Location Karakoram Baltoro
Base Camp Height 4400-M Ranked 91st of the world
Ideal Duration 45 Days Best Period 15 June –August
Latitude  35° – 36 N                  Longitude:     76° – 42 E

 Mushtaq tower (Mushtaq Ata (7273) located among the Baltoro a part of Karakorum Range and is the 91 highest peaks of the world. It stands between the basins of the Baltoro and sarpo Laggo glaciers.It’s one of the spectacular and challenges peaks, which is consistly both rock and ice peaks. It‘s huge mountain-massive ,which consist of two summits.In 1881 treaty between Russia and China made complete freedom between two countries. As consequently Russian caravans started bringing goods into eastern Turkistan. British Empire was not lagging behind the war of shadows. In 1947, R.C.F. Schomberg visited Sarpo Laggo Glacier and after crossing east Muztagh Pass, entered Baltoro Glacier. The first successful expedition reached to the summit of Muztagh Tower West on July 6, 1954 and North East Ridgeon July 7, 1954 by British climbers namely John Hartog Joe Brown.

 

Itinerary:

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 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 Piju —- Camp
Day-08 Trek to Urdukas 8-9 Camp
Day-09 Trek to Goro 5-6 Camp
Day-10 Trek to Muztagh Tower Base Camp 4-5 Camp
Day-11-36 Climbing Period Camp
Day-37-41 Trek Back to Askoli Camp
Day-42 Drive to Skardu 6-7 Hotel
Day-43 Skardu-To-Islamabad: Flight to Islamabad, if unable due to bad weather same day drive to Chilas. 8-9 Hotel
Day-44 Chilas-To-Islamabad: Early morning drive to Islamabad. 11-12 Hotel
Day-45 Onward to your own destinations