K2 Base Camp & Gondogoro La Trek Pakistan – 2021 is a 20-day long tailor-made trek. Gondogoro La & K2 Base Camp Trek Pakistan – 2021 covers both K2 Base Camp and Gondogoro La; considered to be the best trekking spots for the year 2021-22.
Moreover, the crown of Karakoram is K2. The path winds its way along the great Braldu Valley from the remote village of Askole before ascending the Baltoro Glacier to Concordia. Also, Located 12km (7.5 miles) from K2, Concordia is one of the few places on Earth where four 8,000m (26,247ft) peaks can be seen from one location: K2, Broad Peak, Gasherbrum I, and Gasherbrum II.
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Why K2 Base Camp & Gondogoro La Trek Pakistan – 2021?
K2 can be found at an altitude of 5,117 m or 16,785 ft in the northwestern Karakoram Range in Pakistan, partly in the Kashmir Region. As is the case for many high peaks, for K2 there are different names. Consequently, K2 is known as Qogir Feng in Chinese, and they name the mountains Dapsang or Chogori locally. Also, the English name for the mountain is Mount Godwin-Austen, after Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen a British topographer who surveyed the area around K2 in the late 19th Century.
What is Gondogoro La?
La in Balti means a mountain pass, a ridge or a low point between two mountains that allows a relatively lower point of access. Gondogoro La connects the Hushe Valley with the Baltoro area, home to the exquisite Laila Peak (6,096m) and some small villages such as Hushe and Kanday. The pass is very steep, however, and crossing it requires the use of fixed ropes for ascending and descending. So in a way, this is beyond conventional trekking.
Is K2 Base Camp & Gondogoro La Trek Pakistan – 2021 Safe?
It does not really ease the nervousness to read about Savage Mountain, about a lack of infrastructure, and about having to stay in a tent for over two weeks while you are thinking of doing this trek. The K2 Base Camp & Gondogoro La Trek Pakistan is definitely safe. Our guides have been selected on the basis of their technical competence, proven safety efficiency, impeccable judgment, and ability to provide useful and experienced guidelines.
What to expect from K2 Base Camp & Gondogoro La Trek Pakistan – 2021?
However, the trek to K2 Base Camp & Gondogoro La is not savage, but it is definitely wild. Without having to scale any peaks, this trek helps you to experience an expedition. There is not much at K2 Base Camp, unlike at Everest Base Camp. In reality, there is absolutely nothing outside of the trekking and climbing season at the location of K2 Base Camp.
Furthermore, in Askole, this magnificent trek begins and follows the Braldu gorge to the snout of the Baltoro glacier, which can be followed to Concordia by trekkers. An optional day walks to K2 and Broad Peak base camps is available. This is one of the most beautiful mountain treks in the world, and with the scenery of unmatched grandeur, it is wild and remote.
Lastly, be part of the next K2 Base Camp & Gondogoro La Trek Pakistan – 2021 and get familiar with the Karakoram.
The aforementioned trek starts from the 1st of July, 2021.
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