Biafo Hisper/Snow Lake Trek 2017


Range:        Karakorum
Duration:     21 days                                            
Altitude:       5151M
Region:       Biafo Glacier 
Grade:        Strenuous     
The Name Snow Lake was given in 1892 by W Martin Conway, the first foreign visitor, in 1899, the husband wife team of William Hunter Workman and Fanny Bullock Workman came and speculated that Snow Lake might be an ice -cap like those in the polar region, from which glaciers flowed out in all directions, and estimated its size at 300 square miles (777 square kilometers).

June 20:    July 10:      August 5:
Day-01
Islamabad
Day-12
Cross Hisper Pass 5151m
Day-02
Drive to Chilas 11-12hrs
Day-13
Trek to Yutmaru Glacier 4470m
Day-03
Drive to Skardu 8-9hrs
Day-14
Trek to Red Star camp 4170m
Day-04
Drive to Askoli 6-7hrs
Day-15
Trek to Bitanmal 3660m
Day-05
Trek to Namla 3566m
Day-16
Trek to Hisper village 3383m
Day-06
Trek to Mango 3639m
Day-17
Drive to Karimabad
Day-07
Trek to Baintha 3990m
Day-18
Free day in Karimabad
Day-08
Free day in Biantha
Day-19
Drive to Besham 9-10hrs
Day-09
Trek to Morfogoro 4410m
Day-20
Drive to Islamabad 6-7hrs
Day-10
Hisper La 5151m
Day-21
Fly back
Day-11
Free day at Snow Lake


 
Services included list
Hotels:

Islamabad:
Embassy Lodge, Chancery guesthouse, Heritage Lodge
Chilas
Shangri-La , Panorama hotel
Skardu:
PTDC Motel, Concordia Motel, Masherbrum hotel
Transport:
Islamabad, Skardu, Hunza, Islamabad
Jeeps: Skardu, Askoli, Hisper, Karimabad
Staff: Guide, Cook, Assistant cooks
Equipment: Sleeping tent, mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, mattresses, Chairs
Camp food:
Askoli, Hisper village






 

2 comments:

Arslan Khalid said...

Wts the charges. Can u plz email me details on arslan.kmg@gmail.com

The Lost Path said...

Hey I'm going to be in Pakistan this summer and trying to get some more information about this trek... Please e-mail me Syedh.ali1@gmail.com

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