Gasherbrum means "Shining Wall". Highest (8,068m/26,470ft) among the six peaks of the huge massif, it has been called ‘Hidden Peak’ by nineteenth century British explorer Conway. There are six Gasherbrum Peaks, Hidden peak is the highest one among them. It is world’s eleventh highest peak with challenging technical difficulties at lower level of ascent. Its first part of climb is steep snow and ice with rocks then easy climb on snow and mixed slops. The most common route is North West Face. 

 

The first successful ascend was made on July 5, 1958 by an American Expedition led by Mr. Nick Clinch when his two fellow climbers Pete Schoening and Andy Kauffman reached on the summit for the first time.

Quick Look

Altitude: 8068 m, 26,444 feet
Position: 11th highest
First ascent: July 5, 1958 by Andrew Kauffman and Peter Schoening
Expedition: U.S.A
Summits/Deaths: 
345/29

Death Rate on Gasherbrum-I:  11.89%

 

Trip 2017

Quick look :-

 

Name:             DD Trek International Gasherbrum-I Expedition 2018

Arrival in Pakistan:              15-06-2018

Departure from Pakistan:    30-07-2018

Total duration:     46 days in Pakistan

Minimum climber: 2 Persons

Total Space:         10 Persons

Leader: Mr Dawa Gyalje

 

Price:     24,500/- USD per person with Sherpa from Nepal

                   14,500/- USD per person with Sherpa from Pakistan

 

 Price:    For G1 and G2 together.

                35,500/- USD per person with Sherpa from Nepal

                   18,500/- USD per person with Sherpa from Pakistan

Itinerary

ITINERARY :-

Day 01              Arrive in Islamabad, Pakistan

Day 02              Briefing at Ministry of Tourism

Day 03              Flight from Islamabad to Skardu

         Note: The flight between Islamabad to Skardu depends on weather.

                  if there is no flight then we need to drive by road on same day

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

Days 15-41      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

 

Cost Includes

 

Cost Includes:-

1.G2 Climbing Permit and other required permit of both member and personnel sherpa

2.Liaison Officer’s fee

3.1member: 1climbing Sherpa from Nepal

4.Oxygen (3  cylinders to climbing member and 2 for climbing sherpa)

5.Latest Mask Regulator Set (TopOut mask with spare incase of damage)

6.Staff insurance (climbing Sherpa, Kitchen staff and porters)

7. Allowance for Sherpa & other staffs

8. Lodging & Fooding during trekking and Expedition

9.2ways Flight Ticket : Islamabadh – Skardu- Islamabadh

10.Transfer in Pakistan

11. Hotel in Pakistan on BB plan (Bed and Breakfast)

12. Group Climbing gear ( rope, ice crew, snow bar, Epi gas, cooking pots and others)

13. Tents and food in Base camp and High camps. 

14.Kitchen Staffs at Base camp 

15. Porter to BC & back

16.Solar set at Base camp

17.Generator (for charging high voltage electronic devices)

18.Communication (walkieTalkie)

19.Weather Report based from Swiss Forecast

20.Satellite phone service with fixed calling charge

 

Cost Excludes

Cost Excludes:-

1. International Airfare

2.Summit Bonus to personnel climbing Sherpa of  1000/-USD

3. Member’s Personal climbing equipments.

4.Personal climbing Insurance.

5. Pakistan Visa fee

6. Emergency Helicopter Rescue 

7.Alcoholic drinks

8. Tips to Staffs if you like. 

 

Extra Services on extra payment

1.       Sherpa from Nepal          : 11,700/-USD with full service for him 

3.       High Altitude porter from Pakistan:  5000/- USD

4.       Oxygen per bottle of 4 litres        : 500/-USD

5.       Masks Set on rent                        :350/-USD    {$800/- USD if lost)

 

 

Gears

PRIMARY ESSENTIALS
1.    Passport
2.    Money, Traveler’s Cheques and Credit cards
3.    Personal Travel Insurance


CLOTHING                                    
1.    Sunglass Normal-1
2.    Casual Clothing for travel and Kathmandu-1set
3.    Polypropylene shirt or T-Shirt-4-5
4.    Warm fleece inner-2
5.    Fleece jacket    -1
6.     Wind Jacket-1
7.    Down suit-1
8.    Down Jacket-1
9.    Down pant-1
10.    Light weight trouser-1
11.    Heavy weight trousers
12.    Fleece trouser-1
13.    Wind pants-1
14.    Polypropylene long Jons-1
15.    Underwear-5
16.    Light weight-1
17.    Light weight gloves-1
18.    Down Mitts-1
19.    Heavy mitts-1
20.    Ski Gloves-1
21.    Sun Hat-1
22.    Warm Hat-1
23.    Headband/buff-1
24.    Light weight walking shocks-6
25.    Climbing shocks-4
26.    Rain coat or Umbrella for trekking-1


FOOTWEAR
1.    Climbing Boots-1
2.   Plastic/leather boots-1
3.    Trekking boots-1
4.    Gaiter-1


PERSONAL
1.     Sun and-1
2.     lip care -1
3.    Personal first aid kit-1
4.    Repair kit like (needle, threat)
5.    Reading materials
6.    Diary and Writing material
7.    Camera/video camera


EQUIPMENT
1.    Harness-1
2.    Unlock karabiners -3
3.    Screw/lock karabiners-3
4.    Descender/fig.8/-1
5.    Ascender/Jumor-1
6.    Tape slings-2
7.    Set prussic loops-2
8.    Ice Axe- 1
9.    Retractable poles- 1 set
10.    Crampons-1
11.    Helmet-1
12.    Head Lamp-2
13.    Batteries- 4sets/4times changeable
14.    Sunglass with UV rays protection-1
15.    Googles-1
16.    Water bottle-1
17.    Pee Bottle-1
18.    Ruck sack- 45-55ltr -1

SLEEPING
Sleeping Bag (30°c)-1or 2
Thermarest mat-1

 

 

Route

Review

2016: This is the first expedition organized on Gasherbrum-I.

Our team made successful ascent on 04-08-2016 under the leadership of Mr Mingma Gyalje sherpa. his is the only successful summit onf Gasherbrum-I in 2016

1. Mingma Gylaje-Nepal

2. Dawa Gyalje-Nepal

3. Dakipa-Nepal

4.Zhang Liang-China

5.Dong Hongjuan-China

6.Ali Reza Sadpara-Pakistan

Note: 1. Itinerary can be changes as per clients' wish and weather condition.

         2. you can book your own trip with us at Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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