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Expeditions / Passu Peak (7,478 M)


treks Description

Elevation7,478 m
Prominence647 m
First ascentAugust 7, 1994
Mountain RangeBatura Muztagh
First AscendersRalf Lehmann, Max Wallner, Volker Wurnig, Dirk 

Passu peak is situated at the extreme west of Batura Muztagh in upper Hunza beyond Passu village. At a distance of about one hundred kilometers from Chinese border and 150 kilometers from Gilgit, it is clearly visible on the Karakoram Highway. It was first climbed in 1978 by joint Pakistan Japanese expedition and one of their members Mr. Toshio Takahashi lost his life by felling into a crevasse on the lower glacier at c5800M. Passu, a long but gently angled climb from the Passu Glacier to the east has so far have a number of ascents. The surrounding peaks are Batura-I 7885m, Shishper 7619m, Balter Peak 7400m and Kampir Deyor Peak 7611m.

 

Passu PeakPassu Peak, Passu Sar, Batura Muztagh, Karakoram, PakistanPassu Sar, Passu Peak 7478m

treks Itinerary

Day 01 Islamabad/Briefing
Day 02 Islamabad-Chilas
Day 03 Chilas-Passu
Day 04-06 Trek to Base Camp
Day 07-25 Climbing
Day 26 Camp-Passu
Day 27 Passu-Karimabad
Day 28 Karimabad-Besham
Day 29 Besham-Islamabad
Day 30 Debriefing
Day 31 Departure

Services Includes:

  • Making arrangement of import/ export permit from the ministry of tourism.
  • Assistance in obtaining climbing permit from the Ministry of Tourism.
  • Custom clearance of cargo before arrival of the team, and storage facility.
  • Hotel accommodation at Islamabad and Chilas.
  • Briefing/ Debriefing at Ministry of Tourism.
  • All meals during trek and at B.C as per program.
  • All road transport and all transfers as mentioned in the program.
  • Porterage of 75 per team member of expedition, equipment and high altitude food to B.C and 50 kg per team member on return from BC.
  • Camping ground fees, sleeping tents, mattresses, kitchen tent, mess and toilet tent, field stools.
  • Crockery, cooking pan, cutlery, fuel and other related kitchen equipments.
  • Daily wages and basic kit of guide, sardar, cook and assistants.
  • Field staff and low altitude porter's insurance.
  • Porterage at hotels, airports, toll taxes and all other taxes.
  • Reconfirmation of air tickets, mail handling/ forwarding to BC.
  • Hiring of high altitude porters, mail runner or any other crew as per requirements (wages and kit to be provided by the team).

Services Excludes:

  • International air tickets, airport taxes, excess baggage charges.
  • High altitude porters/ any crew above BC.
  • Sleeping bags, tents, mattresses, high altitude food and oxygen beyond base camp.
  • Ground evacuations, helicopter rescue charges and medications.
  • Climbing permit fee or any other fee to be paid to the authorities of Pakistan.
  • Insurance liability of team members and others under force majeure situations.
  • Clearing agent charges for the clearance of team equipments.
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