K6 peak

K6 Peak (also known as Baltistan Peak) is a peak in the Masherbrum Mountains range of the mighty Karakoram of Pakistan. It is 7,282 meters (or 25,659ft) high. It is ranked at 89th highest in the world and 40th highest in Pakistan. It is part of the Masherbrum Mountains which also includes mountains such as Masherbrum, Chogholisa and Baltoro Kangri. K6 Peak (Baltistan Peak) lies in the Ghanche District of Gilgit-Baltistan near the famous Baltoro Glacier. This region is famous amongst climbers for the vast range of high glaciers and peaks. K6 Peak is the highest peak in the area surrounding the Charakusa Glacier near the Hushe Valley. The Karakoram Mountain Range is a massive chain of mountains across Pakistan and China that hosts one of the greatest mountains of the world, including including K2 and Gasherbrum. It is 500km long and 200km wide and connects with Hindu Kush and Himalaya Mountains at few points. It is now home to many different valleys and people across the region including Skardu, Hunza and Gilgit. Two different routes can be taken to K6 Peak, one through the Gondogoro Pass and the other through Askole. Askole is recommended because it helps with acclimatized and the Gondogoro Pass is used by climbers on the way back as it is at almost 5600m high.
1Departure/Return LocationInternational Airport, Islamabad
2Departure TimeMountain Range: Karakoram
3Elevation: 7,282mBest Time: Mid-May to End-August
4Duration: 30 DaysZone: Permitted
Services Include:
Lodging at base camp (single supplement)
Full base camp with dinning tent, bathroom, showers & solar charge
All internal/domestic transport
All domestic flights
50kgs (110 lbs) personal baggage
All meals during trek and at base camp (B,L,D)
Group emergency equipment/satellite phone service with fixed calling charge
Two nights stay in Islamabad hotel on arrival and two on return (bed & breakfast only)
Staff insurance (guide, cook, kitchen staff, assistant(s) & porters etc)
Experienced cook from Pakistan
Kitchen staff
Porters for all expedition supplies
Solar power at base camp
Electricity generator (backup for high voltage devices)
International airfare
Permit/royalty fee according to number of persons
Personal climbing equipment, clothing & sleeping equipment
Group climbing gear (rope, ice crew, snow bar, EPI gas, cooking pots and others)
Mountain climbing rescue and evacuation insurance policy - mandatory
Lodging and meals above base camp
Any service above base camp
Communication radio (walkie talkie)
Weather reports
Personal equipment cargo to/from Islamabad
Pakistan visa fee
Tips/gratuities to staff, cook, assistant(s) of US$ 250 per person in total
Meals in Islamabad
Extra hotel nights after the climb
Trip cancellation insurance
All expenses incurred in the event of early wind-up/summit (extra hotel nights, meals at hotels, evacuation)
Charges incurred due to delays beyond the control of Apricot Tours (Force majeure)
Personal communication (phone, fax, e-mail) between Pakistan and home country.

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