Shipton Spire

Shiption-PeakThe Shipton Spire stands two hours walk from Trango Towers Group of mountains. It’s very near from Trango Tower and most challengious peaks in the Karakoram range. It’s located Three miles across the Trango Glacier and just above the confluence of the North and South Hainabroq Glaciers was the elusive Shipton Spire. Its stands two hours walk from Trango Towers Group on Upper Trango Glacier. It rises out of the massive glacial junction with it’s walls looking stunning and fierce. Many climbers from around the world are attracted by these rock towers.
The climbing is hard but the rock quality is superb. On its major route a 29 pitch, 4,400 ft. big-wall with the pitch rated 6c, 7b and 7b+ certainly offer best technical climb one can expect on a Karakoram granite tower.

 

 

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Sr. No Program Time ( Hrs) Stay
Day-01 Arrive 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 Camp
Day-04 Drive to Askoli 6-7 Camp
Day-05 Trek to Jhola 5-6 Camp
Day-06 Trek to Paju 6-7 Camp
Day-07 Trek to Shiption Base Camp 6-7 Camp
Day-08-28 Climbing period Camp
Day-29 Trek Back to Korofong 5-6 Camp
Day-30 Trek to Askoli Drive to Skardu by jeep 8-9 Hotel
Day-31 Skardu-To-Islamabad: Flight to Islamabad, if unable due to bad weather same day drive to Chilas. 8-9 Hotel
Day-32 Chilas-To-Islamabad: Early morning drive to Islamabad. 11-12 Hotel
Day-33 Onward to your own destinations