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BALTORO KANGRI

Baltoro Kangri (also known as the Golden Throne) is a mountain of the Karakoram mountain range in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Baltoro Kangri is the 82nd highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 7,312 metres (23,990 ft). It lies to the south of the Gasherbrums and east of Chogolisa Peak (7,665 m). The huge Baltoro Glacier (which is one of the largest glaciers outside polar regions) rises from the foot of Baltoro Kangri. In the north of Baltoro Kangri is the Abruzzi Glacier.

ITINERARY

Day 01: ARRIVAL DAY IN ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN

Day 02: ISLAMABAD TO SKARDU FLIGHT, 45 minutes, (2,230m)

Day 03: SIGHTSEEING & PREPARATION DAY, SKARDU

Day 04: DRIVE TO ASKOLI (3000m) 7 HOURS DRIVE

Day 05: TREK TO KORFONG (3,100m) 4 HOURS WALK

Day 06: TREK TO BARDUMAL (3,350m) 6 HOURS WALK

Day 07: TREK TO PAIJU (3,380m) 6-HOURS WALK

Day 08: TREK TO KHOBURTSE (3,760m) 7 HOURS WALK:

Day 09: TREK TO URDUKAS (4,130m) 4 HOURS WALK:

Day 10: ACCLIMATISING DAY AT URDUKAS (4,130m):

Day 11: TREK TO GORO II (4,250m) 7 HOURS WALK:

Day 12: TREK TO CONCORDIA (4,600m), 5 HOURS WALK:

Day 13: TREK TO BALTORO KANGRI BASE CAMP (5000m) 4 HOURS WALK:

Day 14-44: CLIMBING & ACCLIMATISING PERIOD:

Day 45: TREK BACK TO KHOBURTSE (3,560m) 7 HOURS WALK:

Day 46: TREK BACK TO PAIJU (3,380m) 6 HOURS WALK:

Day 47: TREK BACK TO JHOLA (3,170m) 7 HOURS WALK:

Day 48: TREK BACK TO ASKOLI (3050m) 4 HOURS WALK:

Day 49: DRIVE BACK TO SKARDU Via SHIGAR VALLEY, 7 HOURS DRIVE:

Day 50: FLY BACK TO ISLAMABAD:

Day 51: CONTINGENCY DAY IN CASE OF DELAYS-ISLAMABAD:

Day 52: DEPARTURE DAY-FLY BACK HOME

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

    Route: Islamabad-Skardu-Askoli-Concordia-Gasherbrum Base Camp

Duration of Expedition:                         

52  days

Average Daily walk

5-7 hours

Climbing Difficulty:                                   

Hard

Trekking days (in & out):                     

14

Days at base camp & above:             

31

Hotel Nights:                                                   

07