Laila Peak

Laila Peak is a mountain in Hushe Valley near Gondogoro Glacier in the Karakoram range. Located in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, it has an elevation of 6,096 metres (20,000 ft). Laila Peak has a distinctive spear-like shape and its northwest face has a slope of 45 degrees in more than 1500 vertical metres. It has been climbed by Simon Yates, among others. According to the local people in Hushe, Laila peak has been climbed only twice, a total of only seven people have summited. It was climbed in winter for the first time by Spanish mountaineers Alex Txikon and José Fernandez, in February 2013. The height of the Laila peak in Hushe Valley is controversial. Some believe it to be 6200 metres whereas some mention it as 6614 metres. In a Japanese mountaineering map by Tsuneo Miyamori (published in 2003), the height of Laila Peak is mentioned as 6096 metres

Schedule



Day 1
Arrive Islamabad, transfer to hotel. Islamabad briefing at Ministry of Tourism
Day 2
Drive to Chilas, 12 hrs. Drive
Day 3
Drive to Skardu, 8-10 hrs Drive
Day 4
Skardu- preparations & briefing at Tourism Office
Day 5
Drive by jeeps to Hushe Valley, Hotel.
Day 6
Trek to Saitcho, camp.
Day 7
Trek to Laila Peak, Base Camp.
Day 8-29
Climbing LAILA PEAK
Day 30
Trek back to Saitcho, camp
Day 31
Trek back to Hushe, Hotel.
Day 32
Drive back to Skardu Hotel.
Day 33
Drive back to Chilas.
Day 34
Drive to Islamabad
Day 35
Departed to onward destination.








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