Gasherbrum III (7,952m) Expedition

Gasherbrum III is situated between Gasherbrum II and IV and has a height of 7,952m/26,089ft. It was the highest unclimbed peak up to 1974, before a polish ladies expedition, under the leadership of Mrs. Wanda Rutkiewics, climbed it on the 11th August, 1975. The leader, along with Alison Chadwick, Janusz Onyszkiewicz and K. Zdzitowiecki, reached the top. The party claims that it was an all ladies expedition. It had however, quite a few men probably to give moral support to the ladies, if and when needed, during the climb.

 

ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival in Islamabad                                 

Day 02: Islamabad – Skardu or Chilas if no flight    

Day 03: Chilas – Skardu             

Day 04: Skardu  (free day)  

Day 05: Skardu to Askoli (by jeep)    

Day 06: Trek to Jhola 

Day 07: Trek to Paiyu  

Day 08: Rest day at Paiyu                                     

Day 09: Trek to Urdukas                                      

Day 10: Trek to Goro                                           

Day 11: Trek to Concordia 

Day 12: Trek to Base camp 

Day 13-48:Reserved for climbing activities                

Day 49-56:Return to Askoli and drive to Skardu       

Day 57: Drive to Chilas 

Day 58: Drive to Islamabad

Day 59: Debriefing, Ministry of Tourism

Day 60:Fly to next destination

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