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Shipton Spire (5900M) Expedition

Shipton Spire (ca 5900m) is a granite tower in the valley of the Trango Glacier. Base camp lies on a pleasant meadow at the foot of Trango Ri.

In 2006, Shipton Treks & Expeditions organized an Austrian expedition whose members were exceptionally successful on Shipton Tower as well as on the Trango Towers (a report of the expedition appeared on www.bergsteigen.at


Note: Itinerary (can be shortened or extended depending on time, weather and physical condition)

Days Destinations / Day by day itinerary Accommodation  
01 Arrive at Islamabad afternoon welfare meeting with Alpine Club Hotel  
02 Fly to Skardu or drive to Chilas on Karakorum highway 11-12hrs Hotel  
03 Rest day in Skardu or drive from Chilas to Skardu 8-9hrs 290km Hotel  
04 Drive to Askoli 6-7hrs 3000m Camp  
05 Trek to Jhola 6-7hrs 18km 3200m Camp  
06 Trek to Paiyu 6-7-hrs 16.6km 3450m Camp  
07 Trek to Shipton Spire base camp Camp  
08 / 23
28 days for climbing Camp  
24 Trek down to Paiyu Camp  
25 Trek down to Jhola Camp  
26 Trek down to Askoli Camp  
27 Drive to Skardu 6-7hrs Hotel  
28 Fly to Islamabad or drive to Chilas 8-9hrs Hotel  
29 Farewell meeting with alpine club of or drive form Chilas to Islamabad Hotel  
30 Transfer to Islamabad airport for international flight    

Dates & Prices

Dates & Prices

Best Time For Climbing Duration of Expedition Group size Expedition package
June to September Every Year 30 Days ISB-ISB 05-07-12 Climbers Depends on group Size
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Services included in the Package

•    Climbing permit process.
•    Royalty of the Peak.
•    Additional royalty fee per additional member above 7Pax.
•    Environmental Fee
•    Liaison officer/Guide daily wages and insurance
•    Liaison officer /Guide equipment
•    Staff: Guide, cook, assistant cook and kitchen Boy
•    Cooking Equipment Complete brand new kitchen utensils (crockery)
•    Camping Food: During trekking and at base camp.
•     Porters: Required porters their wages, food, equipment, transport, and insurance.
•    Accommodation with B/L/D(except in Islamabad)
•    Transportation Islamabad to Islamabad
•    Camping Equipment such as sleeping tent, mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, mattress, chairs, tables table lamps etc
•    Member's personal baggage 75KGs per person way up to base camp and 50KGs per person way back after Expedition.
•    Arrange welfare meeting with Alpine Club
•    Cargo equipment storege.
•    Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels
•    International flights tickets re-confirmation
•    Fess: (Bridge crossing, cable crossing, camping)