RAKAPOSHI PEAK (7,788 M) EXPEDITION


Situated in Nagar Valley acing Hunza, it is one of the magnificent pyramids in the world. The peak can be climbed from all sides. Dominating the horizon it is constantly visible from the Karakoram Highway. The scene from Hunza is awesome and beyond description. Its perpetual glacier adds thrill of delight that belongs to the beauty of Hunza.

In 1892, Martin Conway explored this peak though he could not find way to summit. On June 25, 1958 a British/Pakistani joint expedition members Mike Banks and Tom Patey of UK reached the summit. The North Spur was climbed on August 2, 1979 by Eiho Ohtani and Matsushi Yamashita of Waseda University Japan.

Itinerary:

Days

Areas

Overnight

01 Islamabad/Briefing Hotel
02 Islamabad-Chilas Hotel
03 Chilas-Gilgit Hotel
04 Gilgit-Juglot Village Camp
05-37 Trek to Base Camp Camp
08-38 Climbing Camp
39-41 Base Camp – Joglot- Gilgit Hotel
42 Gilgit-Besham Hotel
43 Besham-Islamabad Hotel
44 Islamabad/Debriefing Hotel
45 Departure - - -
Rakaposhi Peak 7788 M Karakoram Pakistan
Rakaposhi Peak 7788 M Karakoram Pakistan
Rakaposhi Peak 7788 M Karakoram Pakistan

 


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