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Gasherbrum Peak I 8068m Expedition | Expeditions in Pakistan

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Gashabrum is the 11th highest peak on Earth and the 3rd highest in Pakistan. Gashabrum I is also know as hidden peak. Gashabrum is often claimed to mean "Shining Wall", presumably a reference to the highly visible face of the neighboring peak Gashabrum IV; but in fact it comes from "rgasha" (beautiful) and "brum" (mountain) in Balti, hence it actually means "beautiful mountain."

Gashabrum I was designated K5 (meaning the 5th peak of the Karakoram) by T.G. Montgomery in 1856 when he first spotted the peaks of the Karakoram from more than 200 km away during the Great Trigonometric Survey of India. In 1892, William Martin Conway provided the alternate name, Hidden Peak, in reference to its extreme remoteness. Gashabrum I was first climbed on July 5, 1958 by Pete Schoening and Andy Kauffman of an eight-man American expedition led by Nicholas B. Clinch. Richard K. Irvin, Tom Nevison, Tom McCormack, Bob Swift and Gil Roberts were also members of the team. In the same year, the very first Moreover, the first ski descent from the top of an 8000 meter peak was Clinch and Schoening, climbs the use short ski and snow shoes.

 

 

Itinerary:

Day-01 : Arrival Islamabad/hotel
Day-02 : Briefing 
Day-03 : Fly Skardu or drive to CHilas
Day-04 : Preparation or continue to Skardu from Chilas
Day-05 : Jeeps drive skardu to Askoli/camp
Day-06 : Trek Askoli to Jula
Day-07 : Trek Jula to Pauju
Day-08 : Trek Pauju to Urducex
Day-09 : Trek Urducex to Goro II
Day-10 : Goro II Camp to  Gasherbrum Base Camp
Day-11 to 36   : Acclimatization and climbing
Day-37 : Trek back to Concordia
Day-38 : Concordia to Goro II
Day-39 : Goro II to Payju
Day-40 : Payju to Jula
Day-41 : Jula to Askoli
Day-42 : Jeep drive to Skardu/hotel
Day-43 : Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas
Day-44 : De-briefing or continue to Islamabad
Day-45     : Departure