Great Tower (5700-m)

Great tower called as well as Shingu chapa too,also known of the best rock and it ice peaks among nangma group of mountains in the karakoram Range.It’s situated in nangma valley Kanday village which known as the heaven of rock climbing presenting by Amin Braq,Amin Nawaz ,Changi Tower,Braq Zang peak, many more from 5000 to as below. However Great tower is spectacular and challangious one.The Base camp is short and easy access as can be reach within one days from Kanday Village.

Climbing History:

It was first climbed by Koreans expedition in 2003,Including members Shin Dong-Chul, Bang Jung-Ho and Hwang Young-Soon, made the first ascent of Shingu Charpa (The Great Tower 5,600m) in the Nangma Valley. The three fixed 700m of rope in a dangerous approach couloir to an altitude of 4,800m, then committed themselves to the West Face, a steep granite wall that took seven days to ascend and descend. Climbing through generally very poor weather, the three Koreans reached the summit on the 23rd July after overcoming difficulties rated at 5.11 and A2. Frequent rain and snowstorms made the route particularly dangerous with an ever present threat of stone fall, especially in the lower section where the wall was less than vertical.


Name of Peak:

Great Tower






Kanday/ Baltistan

Best Period:

 June – September

Base Camp height



35°– 15N


76° – 12 E

Ideal Duration:


First Ascent


Camp required


Zone Type



Day Program Time Hight  
1 Welcome to Pakistan (Islamabad            500-M Hotel
2 Fly to Skardu subject to weather ,Drive  to Chilas   12-13hrs    1200-M Hotel
3 Drive from Chilas to Skardu 8-9hrs     2450-M Hotel
4 Free day/Prepration/sight seeing      Hotel
5 Drive to Kanday     5-6hrs 2850 -M Camp
6 Trek  to Minguloo Broq    3-4hrs 3250-M  Camp
7-25 Trek to Base  Camp  Acclimatation/Climbing Day 4-5hrs   4200-m Camp
  26 Trek back to  Kanday       5-6hrs  2850-M  Camp 
 27 Drive to Skardu    5-6hrs  2450-M Hotel
28 Fly to Islamabad ,subject to weather  Drive to Chils    8-9hrs 1200-M Hotel
29 Drive from Chilas to Islamabad    12-13hrs 500-M Hotel
30 Onward to your own Distinations