Basic Mountaineering Course at Hopar Glacier

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Basic Mountaineering Course at Hopar Glacier

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Discover Pakistan offers a Basic Mountaineering and Climbing course to give the enthusiasts a chance to learn new skills and become enabled to scale mid-level peaks & technical mountain passes.

No of Days: 6
Weather Condition: Cold
Snowfall: Expected (Weather forecast can be checked in advance)
Type: Basic Mountaineering Course Level-1 at Hopar Glacier

Instructor: Mr. Zahid Rajput: MD Chogori Intl Mountaineering Institute – President of Khurpa Care Pakistan – Master Trainer for climbing and Rescue

Course Contents:
• Anchor Building, Ice, Snow, rock, trees
• 18 Basic knots
• Self-arrest
• Glacier travelling
• Ice climbing
• Self-rescue
• Cramponing
• Belay tech
• Uses of ice axes
• Traversing
• Rope fixing
• Anchor passing

Details of Plan:

Day 0: 14th Jan, 2017 (Saturday)
• 09:00 PM: Departure from Islamabad to Gilgit via NATCO Daewoo Bus.

Day 1: 15th Jan, 2017 (Sunday)
• Breakfast at Besham, continue travel towards Gilgit.
• Lunch on way (at Natco stopover hotels)
• Arrival at Gilgit and continue travel towards Hunza on Natco transport. Arrival at Hunza, meet up with the course instructor and continue travel towards Hopar.
• Night stay in Hopar

Day 2 – 5: 16th -19th Jan, 2017(Monday-Thursday)
• 4 Training Days at Hooper glacier.
• (During course days all night stays will be in a hotel at hooper village), on day 5 evening the departure will be from Hooper to Gilgit, Overnight stay in a hotel at Gilgit.

Day 6: 20th Jan, 2017 (Friday)
• Departure from Gilgit-Islamabad (Natco Daewoo Bus)
• Lunch & Dinner on way at Natco stopover hotels.

Service Included:
• Islamabad to Gilgit Travel and return By NATCO bus
• Gilgit to Hopar travel
• 3 nights’ accommodation at Hopar Village & 1 Night in Gilgit.
• Breakfast, dinner & light day pack Lunch
• All meals during travelling
• Training equipment + Certification

Services Not Included:
• Sleeping bags and warm clothing.
• Medication, evacuation and rescue etc.
• Beverages & phone calls or other expenses of personal nature
• Extra expenses due to road blocks or other reason.
• Porter Charges to Carry Personal Items.
• Anything not mentioned above.
• Personal warm Clothing + Sleeping bag not included

Cost & Payment Details:
Rs. 30,000/- Per Person from Islamabad.

Rs. 6,000 Advance and following registration form must be filled to confirm registration.

Bank Account Details:
Silk Bank
Account Title = Discover Pakistan
Account Number= 00362002788732

Silk Bank (Online Cash Deposit Facility Available in all silk bank Branches across Pakistan / ATM Transfer Facility Also Available VIA 1-link / Internet Banking Funds Transfer Facility)

For More Details and Booking Please Call
03235459876 / 03477584460 /

Discover Pakistan offers a perfect match between price and quality services. Discover Pakistan works with the aim of providing a platform to nature lovers and adventure enthusiastic and thus enabling them to discover the Magnificence of the land of hospitality, Pakistan.

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Further customized packages for Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir are also available for groups and couples.

January 14 2017


Start: January 14, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
End: January 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm


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