Trango Tower Expedition


Great Trango Tower 6,286 m is one of the most spectacular granite towers in the world; a dream come true for ardent rock climbers. We climb a very straight forward and technically moderate route up the north face from our base camp on the Dunge Glacier. Our trip begins in Islamabad and then onwards by private bus along the Karakoram highway to Skardu. From here we travel via Sport Utility Vehicles and/or jeeps into Askole where we start the 7-day trek into our base camp below the Biaho and the Trango Towers. A fascinating and mesmerizing place with huge granite rock towers reaching thousands of feet high, dropping down to the churning moraine of the Dunge and Trango glaciers. A trek up towards Concordia, near K2 base camp helps us acclimatize for the climb.

The route is mixture of snow and ice and the accent is of moderate grade, with some lower angle rock sections. This is an amazing way to reach the summit of Great Trango, in the shadow of K2! Adventures International director, Scott Woolums was the first person to make the ascent via this route, the third ascent of the mountain’s summit.


Transfer to hotel. Made necessary arrangements.

Food Purchase and made necessary arrangements.

Briefing at Ministry of Tourism.

Drive to Chilas. Transfer to hotel for overnight.

Drive to Skardu. 8-10 hrs drive. Overnight at hotel.

Drive to Thongal 8-10 hrs drive.

Trek to Paiju, 7-8 hrs. Meals & Ovenight in tents.

Trek to Base Camp Trango Tower. Meals & Overnight in tents.

Reserved for Climbing Trango Tower.

Trek back to Paiju, 6-7 hrs. Meals & Overnight in tents.

Trek to Jula. Meals & Overnight in tents.

Trek to Askole. Meals & Overnights in tents.

Drive to Skardu. Overnight at hotel.

Drive to Chilas. Transfer to hotel for overnight.

Drive to Islamabad. Transfer to hotel for overnight

First meeting with Ministry of Tourism. Overnight at hotel.

Debriefing at Ministry of Tourism. Overnight at hotel.

Transfer to airport.

Please Note:

The above itinerary is not a fixed programme but is intended to give an indication of the likely events during the expedition. Please note that because of the nature of mountaineering on 8,000m peaks, it will be necessary to have a flexible plan in order to take the best advantage of situations as they present themselves. Any changes to the itinerary will be made with a view to maximizing the benefit to the team members and of ensuring their eventual success on the mountain.




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