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KARAKORUM HIGHWAYS AND PEAKS AT GILGIT BALTISTAN:

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"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws" - Plato


Since 1954, inception of Karakoram Range for  climbing and trekking purpose, the glaciers and mountains of Gilgit-Baltistan have become an international playground. A large numbers of tourists around the world are visiting every year to fulfill their climbing thirst. Though there are hundreds of peaks yet to climb. Which a daunting challenge for the mountaineers and climbers lovers around the world. Gilgit – Baltistan  is no doubt is a  trekker's paradise offering unique and unparalleled opportunities of mountain sports,  especially Baltistan, Shiger, Hunza are excellent spot for mountaineering, trekking and hiking.  Here Trekkers or climbers can have an opportunity to closely view the ocean of peaks through their 6000 meter crossing high passes.
Baltoro trek  is one of the most popular trek ends upto Concordia, the meeting point the the glaciers coming from all the peaks like K-2, Broad Peak and Gusherbrum-IV and can be rated absolutely a wonderful trek of the world.
The other popular treks are Other famour  treks are Biafo- Hisper, Rakaposhi trek, Nanga Parbat are equally provide adventures to the trekkers. There is no ending yet; some more and countless trekking spots are yet to be explored.

Most of trekking routes lie in the Northern Mountains of the Hindukush, the Karakorams and the Himalayas are hub of trekking routes in Gilgit-Baltistan  Best season for trekking is between May-October. Tourism Ministry of Government of Pakistan designated some three zones for trekking as open, restricted and closed. Foreigners may take necessary guilines or permission before embark upon any trekking expedition or contact some known local tourist companies in Pakistan.

Beautiful Phandar Valley

 


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PEAKS OF GILGIT-BALTISTAN WITH RANGES:


Baltistan,  (in Karakoram range) K-2 8611 meters

02. Gasherbrum-I 8068 meters: 11. Broad Peak 8047 meters: 12. Gasherbrum-II 8035 meters
14. Gasherbrum-III 7952 meters: 15. Gasherbrum-IV 7925 meters: 17. Mashbroom NE 7821 meters:
24. Saltoro Kangri 7785 meters: 33. Gogolisa 7742 meters: 46. Skyang Kangri 7544 meters: 58. K-12 7468 meters
73. Teram Kangri 7468 meters: 74. Sai Kangri 7422 meters: 79. Sia Burum 7420 meters:

80. Teram Kangri-II 7406 meters: 82. Mount Ghent 7400 meters: 86. District Diamer (Himalaya range)

Nanga Parbat 8126 meters: 09. Hunza (Karakoram range) Dasteghil Sar 7885 meters: 20. Kunyang Chish 7852 meters: 22. Rakaposhi 7788 meters: 27. Batura 7785 meters: 28. Kanjut Sar 7760 meters: 29. Tirivor 7720 meters:
36. Shishpar 7619 meters: 49. Pumari Chish 7492 meters: 67. Yashkun Ghent 7400 meters: 87. Ultar-I 7388 meters
88. Karun Koh 7350 meters: 100.
These are some longest glaciers located in the Karakoram range of GILGIT BALTISTAN and Skardu/Shiger areas: Siachen Glacier 72 Km. 3703 meters: Batura 64 Km. 2447 meters: Hisper 61 Km. 3200 meters: Biafo 60 Km.
3160 meters: Baltoro 60 Km. 3530 meter