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Ghizar,

Zagaro An

Duration
6 days

Distance
57.6km

Standard
very demanding

Season
July-August

Start
Batakushi

Finish
Chapali

Zone and Permit
ppen, no permit

Public Transport
finish only

Summary
Northern Pakistan’s most challenging nonglaciated pass traverse unvisited valleys

Hunza, Nagar,

Barpu Glacier

Duration
6 days

Distance
41.9km

Standard
moderate

Season
Mid-June-October

Start/Finish
Hoper

Zone and Permits
open, no permit

Public Transport
no

Summary
Trails along the tree- lined upper glacier lead directly to

Gojal,

Kilik and Mintaka Passes

Duration
6 days

Distance
88.4km

Standard
moderate

Season
June-September

Start/Finish
Misgar

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
For more than 1000 years, Kilik and Mintaka were the Silk

Gojal,

Lupgar Pir Pass

Duration
6 days

Distance
37.7km

Standard
Very demanding

Season
Mid-June-September

Start
Yishkuk

Finish
Raminj

Zone and Permit
open, no permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
From the ochre landscape of Chapursan to the steep-walled, juniper-dotted

Gojal,

Chilinji An and Qalander Uween

Duration
6 days

Distance
57km

Standard
Very demanding, technical

Season
Mid-June-September

Start
Baba Ghundi Ziarat

Finish
Bort

Zone and Permit
restricted, US$50 permit

Public Transport
finish only

 Summary
Cross a challenging glaciated pass along

Chitral,

Kachakani An

Duration
6 days

Distance
57. 5km

Standard
very demanding

Season
July- September

Start
Machiangaas

Finish
Sor Laspur

Nearest Town
Kalam

Zone and Permit
Open, no permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
This trek through forested glades and

Chitral,

Tirich Mir Base Camp

Duration
6 days

Distance
58 km

Standard
demanding

Season
Mid-June-mid-September

Start/Finish
Shagrom

Zone and Permit
restricted, US$50 permit

Public Transport
yes

Summary
Tirich Mir, the Hindu kush’s highest peak, rises above a