Pastore Peak & K2 Gondogoro La Trek - Saltoro Summits

The Pastore Peak 6209-M is located near K2 and Broad Peak base camp at Khalkhal Glacier. Pastore is an easy "trekking peak" It is a perfect introduction to mountain climbing. The best climbing season is the month of June to August. Many climbers has climbed this peak and Saltoro Summits provided services.

Location: Chillas KPK

Duration:25 Days

Min Age:18

Max People:12

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Day 1 : ARRIVAL
Arrival at Islamabad International Airport and transfer to the hotel. In the evening briefing at Alpine Club of Pakistan. Overnight in the hotel.
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Day 2 : ISLAMABAD TO CHILAS
Departure for Chilas via Babusar Top, Kaghan Valley Check-in hotel at Chilas.
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Day 3 : CHILAS TO SKARDU
Arrival in Skardu. Total drive time from Islamabad to Skardu is 22-24 hours. Overnight in the hotel
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Day 4 : SKARDU
Final arrangement of the trek.
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Day 5 : SKARDU TO ASKOLE
Full day drives with Jeeps on a winding trail to Askole, through a wild, impressive landscape and wild gorges. Overnight stay in tents in the small village of Askole. Distance 96 km Drive 07-08 hrs Altitude 3050 m
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Day 6 : AKOLE TO KOROPHONE
After an early breakfast leaves the last inhabited village, the remaining portion of our journey, we rely on our porters who carry our food and equipment and sustain our Expedition. Overnight in tents. Walk 03 - 04 hrs. Grade: Easy Altitude: 3100 M
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Day 7 : KOROPHONE TO JHULA
Trek to the Dumurdo river cross at Jhula. The campsite has shower cabins, running water, toilets, and camp platforms. Overnight in the tents. Walk: 03-04 hrs Grade: Strenuous Altitude: 3150 M Walk: 03-04 hrs Grade: Strenuous Altitude: 3150 M
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Day 8 : JHULA TO PAIYU
Trek along the Braldu River to a green Oasis under the shadows of Paiju Peak 6611 M. Overnight in tents. Walk: 05-06 hrs Grade: Moderate Altitude: 3480 M.
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Day 9 : PAIYU CAMP
Traditional rest day for acclimatization at Paiju camp. Paiyu is a Balti word which means "SALT". Overnight in tents.
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Day 10 : PAIYU TO URDUKAS
Trekking starts towards Urdukas after an early breakfast. Traverse the junction of Paiju - Baltoro Glaciers through crevasses & lunch below Liligo, the traditional camp under the muddy cliffs with fine views of rock spires. Urdukas offering splendid views of the Trango, Uli Biaho & Bial Groups. Overnight in tents. Walk: 06-07 hrs Grade: Moderate Altitude: 4130 M
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Day 11 : URDUKAS TO GORO
A long walk on the icy Baltoro Glacier, with Magnificent views of Muztagh, Mitre & Gasherbrum IV. Overnight in tents. Walk: 06-07 hrs Grade: Strenuous Altitude: 4500 M.
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Day 12 : GORO TO CONCORDIA TO BROAD PEAK BASE CAMP 5080-M
Trek on the Baltoro Glacier to Concordia. The climax of the Trek is the spectacular conjunction of the Godwin-Austin and Baltoro Glaciers called Concordia, lying at the heart of the most heavily glaciated region outside the Polar areas within a radius of 19 km stand 41 peaks over 6500 meters. including 04 peaks above 8000 M., This is the center of the densest concentration of the lofty peaks on Earth. After lunch trek to Broad Peak Base Camp. Overnight in tents.
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Day 13 : BROAD PEAK TO PASTORE PEAK BASE CAMP 5200-M
Walk to K2 base camp, afternoon Trek to Pastore Peak Base camp. Overnights in tents.
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Day 14 : Days 14-16 CLIMBING TOWARDS PASTORE PEAK 6209-M
Climbing Pastore Peak, It will take 10-12 hours, depending on the fitness and experience of the climbers.
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Day 17 : PASTORE PEAK BC TO CONCORDIA 4700-M
After breakfast trek to Concordia, 5 hours trek, Overnight in the tent.
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Day 18 : CONCORDIA TO ALI CAMP
Early breakfast then leave the Concordia After 2 hours we will reach Vigne glacier, it is also possible to walk on the Vigne glacier which is fairly easy then walking on the stony path on the right side of the glacier but it depends on the snow condition. Overnight in tents.
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Day 19 : ALI CAMP TO GONDOGORO LA TO KHUSPANG
To avoid the risk of rockfalls on the descent on the Hushe side, we start very early around 2 am. After an early breakfast, we will wear crampons and harnesses and set off, roped together onto the West Vigne Glacier towards the foot of the Gondogoro-La pass. After 3-4 hours of steep and strenuous ascent, we reach the top to be rewarded with stunning views of K2, Broad Peak, and the Gasherbrum. Then descend towards to Hushe valley in another territory of Baltistan. Overnight in tents. Walk: 10 - 12 hrs Grade: Strenuous Altitude: 5700 M
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Day 20 : KHUSPANG TO SHAICHO
There is one tricky crevasse section to be crossed just after Khuspang but after that the remaining part of glacier crossing is rather simple to the camping site to reach Dalsangpa, meaning 'field of flowers', lives up to its name. The beautiful flowers and fauna of Hushe Valley make you feel fresh and energized. After Laila Peak Base Camp, a nice trek to Shaicho, a very green campsite just by Hushe River. If weather clear you can see Masherbrum Peak from the Hushe side. Walk: 06-07 hrs Grade: Moderate
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Day 21 : SHAICHO TO HUSHEY
This is the last day of the trek following Hushe River along with the greens. Start your easy trek after an early breakfast down towards beautiful Hushe village. Overnight in tents
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Day 22 : HUSHE TO SKARDU
After breakfast drive for a full day ride on a winding jeep trail to Skardu. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel.
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Day 23 : SKARDU TO ISLAMABAD
Flight to Islamabad, if unable due to bad weather same day drive to Kaghan Valley via Babusar Top. Overnight in the hotel.
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Day 24 : KAGHAN TO ISLAMABAD
Early morning drive to Islamabad. Overnight in the Hotel.
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Day 25 : ISLAMABAD - DE BRIEFING - DEPARTURE
De-briefing at Alpine Club of Pakistan Islamabad & Transfer to Islamabad International Aiport for your onward destination. End of our Services. Thank YOU!

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