Latok Peaks

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The group of Latok is a small cluster of dramatic rock peaks in the Panmah Muztagh part of the central Karakoram mountain range They just to the  east of the Ogre group, dominated by Baintha Brakk on Biafo Glacier Shigar valley Gilgit Baltistan. The group has four main summits, here with its relative position in the group, elevation.

  • Latok I, north-central, 7,145 meter
  • Latok II, west, 7,108 meter.
  • Latok III, east, 6,949 meter.
  • Latok IV, north, 6,456 meter & south 6,450 meter
Latok peak
Latok I was first climbed in 1979 by by Naoki Takada; Sin’e Matsumi, Tsuneo Shigehiro, and Yu Watanabe.they were followed three days later by Hideo Muto, Jun’ichi Oku, and Kota Endo. They Use Baintha Lukpar Glacier and climbed a buttress to reach the East Ridge.
Latok II was first climbed in1977, by Arturo Bergameschi They climbed the southeast face of the peak, and E. Alimonta, T. Mase, and R. Valentini made the summit they all from Italy.
Latok III was first summit in 1979, by under the leadership of Yoji Teranishi. They climbed the Southwest Ridge, and the summit party was Teranishi, Kazushige Takami, and Sakae Mori from Japan.
Latok IV is lies on end of Baintha Lukpar Glacier. It has two summits – north 6456 m is main summit & south 6450 m. North summit was climbed 1980 by Japan team.Motomu Ohmiya and Koji Okano made it to the top through central gully in southwest face in three days.
South summit was climbed twice, at first by Motomu Ohmiya in 1980 and at second by super fast ascent made by Alexander and Thomas Hubers.
FACT SHEET
Series Name:- Latok peaks Range:- Central Karakoram
Location:- Biafo Glacier Zone:- Open
Duration:- 35 Days Best Time:- 15 May to End of Septermber
ITINERARY
Day 01 Arrival at Islamabad airport and Transfer to Hotel overnight in Hotel.
Day 02 Drive to Chilas via karakoram Highway (KKH) sight seeing all along the rout with the company of Indus river of Pakistan. Indus flows from Tibet Indian portion overnight hotel at Chilas.
Day 03 Drive to Skardu sight seeing the junction of three famous ranges of the world Himaliya, Hindukash & Karakoram overnight Hotel at Skardu City.
Day 04 Drive from Skardu to Askoli village Overnight camp at Askoli Village
Day 05 Trek to Nemla campsite overnight camp.
Day 06 Trek to Mango campsite over night camp.
Day 07 Trek to Base Camp (Latoq I,II,III,IV) overnight at camp.
Day 08-28 20 days climbing activities I or II or III or IV.
Day 29 Trek back to Mango campsite overnight Camp.
Day 30-31 Trek to Askoli campsite overnight Camp.
Day 32 Drive back to Skardu overnight Hotel at Skardu.
Day 33 Drive from Skardu to Chilas overnight Hotel at Chilas.
Day 34 Drive from Chilas to Islamabad overnight Hotel at Islamabad
Day 35 Departure.
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