Leadership. Luke Smithwick will be leading this trip working alongside his team of top notch local guides and staff.
Cost Effective. Full Service. We will climb with yak and porter support to base camp.
Proving Ground. Come and test yourself on a high altitude peak and trek in the spectacular Himalaya, with the guides and resources to keep you safe and informed.
Trust. Trekking and climbing up to 6000 meters is no place to be short on resources. We make the proper advance preparations to ensure that our team will be properly cared for, from airport to summit to airport.
>Spectacular and scenic trek through the Himalaya
>alpine-style climbs of 5000 and 6000m peaks
trip deposit US$500
Saturday 1 July – Friday 21 July 2017 (21 days)
Our service includes
2 nights hotel in Leh
All other accommodation while present on scheduled trip itinerary
Ground transportation by private vehicle
‘Himalaya Alpine’ expedition style climbing and trekking trip: Delicious meals, french press coffee and herbal teas, all porterage on approach/retreat, local guides and staff, Mountain Hardwear expedition tents, equipped dining tent, experienced western guide (Luke).
Solar charging for electronics
Himalaya Alpine Guides duffel bag
India Mountaineering Foundation Expedition Peak Permit
Liaison Officer Fees
Our service excludes
Meals while not on trek (Leh, Kargil)
Personal climbing equipment
Puja cost (allow US$20)
Items of a personal nature (laundry, bar bills, gratuities, etc.)
1 – arrive Leh – Saturday 1 July 2017 – 3480m
2 -Leh acclimatization – 3480m
3 – drive Shang, trek Shang Phu – 4200m
4 – trek Matho Phu – 4200m (via 5000m Matho La)
5 – trek Stok Kangri BC – 4900m
6 – climb Pyramide Peak 6000m
7 – rest
8 – climb Stok Kangri, trek Leh
9 – drive Kargil
10 – drive Abrang
11 – trek river camp
12 – trek glacier BC
13 – climb #1
14 – rest
15 – climb #2
16 – rest
17 – climb #3
18 – trek Abrang
19 – drive Kargil
20 – drive Leh
21 – depart Leh – Friday 21 July 2017
Jullay, Salaam Alaykum, and Namaskar.