Rakaposhi (7,788m) Expedition

Dumani /Rakaposhi which is the local name, the shining wall, Rakaposhi lies half way of Nagar from Gilgit town on the right edge of the Karakorum highway at the left bank of Nagar River.                                 

It is one of the magnificent peaks in the world. The peak dominates the horizon and is constantly visible from the Karakorum highway, it looks so beautiful that the first ever glance at it inspires charms and lures an on looker to be in its abode, it is also one of the easy accessible peak being lying on the Karakorum highway.                        

Famous glacier valleys, like, Biro, Barpu, Bagrot and Pissan surround the peak, and it has 3 faces to climb, from South east face biro glacier Goglot Goh, valley from North West Pissan glacier from west Ghulmet face which is a long route to reach to the main summit.                                                                    

 Technically it begins with ice and later on with rock steep and over hung walls, only easy from Juglot side from which several expeditions got on the summit.                                                                                                            

  In 1938 it was explored by British India with a German man R Campbell Scord who have scaled a small peak of Rakaposhi group 6858m that was first attempt of Rakaposhi group from Juglot Nala.
 

KARAKORAM RANGE
 Itinerary 50 days

 

   Itinerary  

Days

Program

Night

01

Arrive Islamabad- transfer to hotel

H

02

Briefing at Ministry of Toursim

H

03

Drive to Chilas on KKH 

H

04

Drive to Gilgit on KKH   

H

05

Drive to Bagrot Nallah 

C

06

Trek to Bilchar

C

07

Trek to Rakaposhi Basecamp

C

08-43

Reserved for Climbing   

C

44

Trek back to Bilchar

C

45

Trek back to Bagrot  

C

46

Drive to Gilgit on KKH   

C

47

Drive to Besham on KKH 

H

48

Drive to Islamabad on KKH  

H

49

De-Briefing at Ministry of Toursim

H

50

Fly back to next destination

H

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