The 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.
|Sr. No||Program||Time ( Hrs)||Stay|
|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-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|