Gasherbrum IV (7952-m) no 1

Gasherbrum IV (K4 ) is the17th highest mountain on Earth and the 6th highest in Pakistan.
It is one of the peaks in the Gasherbrum massif and its Base Camp is near by Broad Peak . The Gasherbrum are a remote group of peaks located at the northeastern end of the Baltoro Glacier in the Karakoram range of the Himalaya. The massif contains three of the world's 8,000 metre peaks (if one includes Broad Peak)
. Gasherbrum is often claimed to mean "Shining Wall", presumably a reference to the highly visible west face of Gasherbrum IV; but in fact, it comes from "rgasha" (beautiful) and "brum" (mountain) in Balti, hence it actually means "beautiful mountain. It was first ascent By Italian Expeditions in 1958,Including the members, Walter Bonatti and Carlo Mauri,from the north Ridge. Whereas the west ridge first ascent in 1985 by Robert Schauer (Austria) and Wojciech Kurtyka (Poland).
985 First ascent of the 10,000 ft (3,000 m) high West face by However, due to bad weather and extreme exhaustion forced them to stop at the north summit, missing the true summit.



Name of Peak:

Gashabrum IV


7952-m (26,26052ft)


17rd  Of the world



Best Period:

15 June – 25 August

Base Camp height



35°– 45 N


76° – 37 E

Ideal Duration:

40 days

 First Accent




days program time Hight  
1 Welcom to Pakistan (Islamabad over night     Hotel
2 Fly to Skardu Subject to weather, Drive to Chilas      12-13 hrs   Hotel.
3 Drive from Chilas to Skardu. 8-9hrs   Hotel
4 Drive to Askoli 6-7hrs 3000m Camp
5 Trek to Jola 5-6hrs 3200m Camp
6 Trek to Paju 6-7 hrs 3450m  Camp
7 Rest day at  Paju     Camp
8 Trek to Urdukas 8-9 hrs 4050m Camp
9 Trek to Goro-II (5-6hrs) 4086m Camp
10 Trek to Base camp 6-7hrs 4800-m Camp
11-37 Climbing Days     Camp
38-41 Trek down to Askoli or Hushe via Gondogoro La Pass     Camp
42 Drive to Skardu  6-7hrs    Hotel
43 Fly to Islamabad ,Subject to weather, Drive to Chilas        8-9hrs   Hotel.
44 Drive to Islamabad 12-13hrs   Hotel


Onward to your own destinations.