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Expeditions / Gasherbrum-II 8,035 Meters


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There are 14 more then 8000m peaks over Himalaya and Karakorum, five (5) of them are in Pakistan and the rest are in Nepal including the world 2ndhighest peak K-2 or the local Name Chogori, are situated on the North East of Baltoro glacier and the third longest glacier of the world.

These four peaks are in Sequence 1st K-2 8611m, Broad Peak 8047m, 3rd Gasherbrum II 8035m, 4th is Gasherbrum I 8068m, these peaks are surrounded by Baltoro Kangari /Golden Throne, 7422m and Sherpi Kangari 7380m.  
This peak situated opposite Golden thrown or Baltoro Kangari, on the North west of Baltoro glacier beside G-IV- and G-I. Its approach for Skardu-Dassu –Askoli –Johla –Paiyu-Lilgo –Urdukas –Goro Concordia –Bae camp of Gasherbrum II 8035m.

Goodwin Austen, who visited this area in 1858, with his surveying party, he got a huge Knowledge about this area and put them in the map. Goodwin Austen, who surveyed this area in 1861 with the other survey party Mintugmerri from the British army, they crossed different passes and reached to Shimshall valley, Hunza and the Ladak area.

In 1934 an international, Himalaya expedition of G.O Dyurent furth a German American Geologist, climber and winner of 1936 Gold Medal visited the area after doing photographic work, they attempt the summit and became the first climbers. The route adopted by the party passed through Siri Nagar Zoji Pass, Drass, and along-Johla –Paiyu –Baltoro glacier.  

In 1956 an Austrian expedition team arrived in Pakistan to climb G-II 8035m, Peak to approach was not so easy but they managed to reach the base camp passing through Skardu, Shigar-Thongal –Johla –Paiyu-Urdukas-Goro –Concordia –Base camp.

Gasherbrum-II-Expedition Gasherbrum II Pakistan Gasherbrum II 8035M

treks Itinerary

Day 01 Islamabad
Day 02 Briefing at Ministry of Tourism
Day 03 Islamabad-Chilas
Day 04 Chilas-Skardu
Day 05 Skardu
Day 06 Skardu-Askoli
Day 07 Askoli-Jula
Day 08 Jula-Paiju
Day 09 Paiju
Day 10 Paiju-Urdukus
Day 11 Urdukus-Goro-II
Day 12 Goro-II-Concordia
Day 13 Shagharing
Day 14 Gasherbrum Base Camp
Day 14-41 Climbing Days Reserved for Ascend of Gasherbrum-II
Day 42 Gasherbrum Base Camp-Goro
Day 43 Goro-II-Urdukus
Day 44 Urdukus-Paiju
Day 45 Paiju-Korofong
Day 46 Korofong-Askoli-Skardu
Day 47 Skardu-Chilas
Day 48 Chilas-Islamabad
Day 49 De-briefing
Day 50 Departure 

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