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Spantik peak

Sapang-Tik meaning the little garden on the past few years, this unknown peak became so much popular that now a day it attracts 5 to 10 expeditions each year. Since its base camp is within easy reach.

Spantik lies in the Karakoram Rang and its base camp can be reached in four days including one day for the jeep drive from Skardu. For about three days will be trek on and beside chogolungma glacier before we reach Spantik peak Base camp 4100m. Spantik peak lies in between Nagar valley near Hunza and Aramd valley in Baltistan. The normal south east route to 7027m spantik is from Choolungma glacier in Arandu of Baltistan, also known as little Tibet.

Spantik is the most beautiful and fascinating peak. Every year its attract dozens of adventure lovers from all over the world, from which 80% of them successfully climb this beautiful mountain as with many high mountains, weather and snow conditions and climbers personal fitness and acclimatization will determine on weather the summit it reached. In 1892 a large expedition of WM Conway explored the area, finally, they crossed noushik passs 5272m and descended down to Kero Lugma glacier to explore more the area. It was 1959 a british com Pakistan Army expedition, under the leadership of captain HRA, Streathere who explored the small peaks at cogulugma but bad weather they could not get on the summit lucky they got back. This peak was climbed in 1978 by Japan expedition Harashi which was led by Nakamur. The royal alpine club expedition of Japan but other information is that this peak was climbed by German 1955 any way the modern techniques proved to make easy climb of difficult peaks.

Spantik is a truly Himalayan scale objective an ideal next step for those who have previously climbed 6000m trekking peak or for those preparing for an 8000m expedition.

 

Spantik Peak :

Fact Sheet

 Altitude

4114m

Best Season

June  to September

Zone

Open

Duration

14

Start Trek

 

Finish TREK

 

Camp

 

Hotel

 

Range

Karakorum/Himalaya

Mode of Travel

 

 

Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at Islamabad Airport
Day 02: Islamabad - Skardu or drive to Chilas incase of of flight cancellation
Day 03: Skardu free day/ Chilas to Skardu
Day 04: Skardu free day
Day 05: Skardu to Doko Arandu (by jeep)
Day 06: Trek to Tsas Chumic
Day 07: Trek to Bolocho
Day 08: Trek to Spantik Basecamp
Day 09-34: Climbing activities
Day 35: Spantik basecamp to Bolcho
Day 36: Trek to Arandu
Day 37: Drive to Skardu (by jeep)
Day 38: Drive to Islamabad
Day 39: De-briefing at tourism office
Day 40: Fly to next destination

 

 

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