Charkusa Rock Climbing

The rock and ice pinnacles in the heart of Karakorum

Hushe, the road-end village of Baltistan opens some of the ideal trekking and mountaineering opportunities for deferent ages and tastes. Charakusa glacier is situated in area of magnificent mountains just few kilometers from Hushe. The K6 (7281 m), K7 (6934 m), Link Sar (7041m), Drifica (6650m), Kapura Peak (6545 m), Niza Peak, Namika (6325m) provide unique opportunity to climb rock and ice pinnacles in the heart of Karakorum. There are also many of the peaks are less than 6000 meters, which means no permit fee and no liaison officer, and with just a three-day walk from the end of the road makes an affordable Karakorum expeditions.

All the approach treks to these peaks starts from the Hushe village and passes through some best trekking routes in Karakorum. Base camps are located in stunning verdant site surrounded by high granite spires and enormous snow covered mountains. There are certain reasons to lure your imagination.

ITINERARY

Day 01 : Arrival Islamabad

Day 02 : Fly to Skardu or Drive to Chilas

Day 03 : Skardu free day or Arrive Skardu – afternoon briefing at Ministry of Tourism Office, Skardu

Day 04 : Drive to Hushe Village. overnight camping

Day 05 : Trek to Saicho. Camping

Day 06: Trek to K-6, K-7 basecamp. Camping

Day 07 – 26 : Climbing Days

Day 27 – 28 : Trek back to Hushe village. Camping

Day 29 : Drive to Skardu – Afternoon De-briefing at Ministry of Tourism Office, Skardu

Day 30 : Flight to Islamabad or drive to BeshamCharakusa k-7 WinCE

Day 31 :
 Free day or drive to Islamabad

Day 32 : Onward