Masherbrum /K1 (7825-M )

Masherbrum or K1 is the highest peak of Masherbrum group lies in the range of Karakoram. It’s located in Hushe village is of district Ghangche Baltistan.The access of Base camp is quite easy as it take two days to Base Camp from Hushe. It is a large and striking peak, which is somewhat overshadowed by the nearby 8,000 meters (26,000 ft) peaks of the main range of the Karakoram which includes four of the fourteen Eight-thou sanders, namely K2, Gasherbrum I, Broad Peak and Gasherbrum II.
The Masherbrum Mountains lie to the south of the Baltoro Glacier and the main range of the Karakoram lies to the north of the Baltoro.
The main range is the continental divide of southern Asia.
Rivers to the south flow into the Arabian Sea. Rivers to the north flow to the Yellow Sea.
The Baltoro Glacier is the route most commonly used to access the 8000m peaks of the Karakoram, and many trekkers also travel on the Baltoro. Masherbrum also lies at the north end of the Hushe Valley, which serves as the southern approach to the peak. The first attempt was made by James Waller and his party in 1938 but deep snow forced them to surrender at an altitude of 7600 meters. In 1960, a Pak-American Expedition led by Dr.
George Bell reached the summit. The successful climbers include Willis Unsoiled, George Bell, and Nick Clinch of USA and Captain Javed Akhter of Pakistan Army.


Name of Peak: Masherbrum Elevation: 7282-M(26,23891ft)
Ranked:         27th  of  the world Location: Karakoram-Hushe Baltistan
Best Period: 15 June – 25 August Base Camp height 4200-M
Latitude         35°– 33N Longitude: 76° – 39 E
Ideal Duration: 45 days First Ascent 1960
Camp required 03    


Day Program Time Hight Over Night
1 Welcome to Pakistan (Islamabad)   500-M Hotel
2 Flight to Skardu Subject to weather Drive to Chilas 11-12hrs               1200-M Hotel
3 Drive from Chilas to Skardu 8-9hrs 2450-M Hotel
4 Skardu Rest Day/Preparation Day     Camp
5 Drive Skardu to Hushe 5-6hrs 3050m Camp
6 Trek to Brumbramah   3500-M Camp
7 Trek to Masherbrum BC   4100-M Camp
08-41 Climbing Period   7821-M Camp
42 Trek back Hushe and  Drive to Skardu  on same day. 8-9hrs  2450-M Hotel
43 Flight to Islamabad  Subject to weather Drive to Chilas 8-9hrs 1200-M Hotel
44 Drive Chilas to Islamabad 12-13hrs 500-M Hotel
45 Onward to your own Distinations     Hotel