The Hike to Tirich Mir, Chitral

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  • Shaniak 3500 m, Hindu Kush
    Shaniak 3500 m, Hindu Kush
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  • at 4200 m, Shoghoor Biasin camp
    at 4200 m, Shoghoor Biasin camp
    by imranthetrekker
  • Bindu Gol Zom, Hindu Kush
    Bindu Gol Zom, Hindu Kush
    by imranthetrekker
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    Trekking in the Lap of Hindukush

    by imranthetrekker Updated Mar 1, 2012

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    Trekking in the lap of Terichmir

    Chitral, basically a trekking centre nerve where ever one moves it offers some trekking itinerary whether under the Quercus Elux and pine trees or over the challenging crevasses of immense glaciers.
    So here is an itinerary which would lead you to the famous and challenging Hindukush range in the north.

    Terichmir, 7778 m, the highest peak in Hindukush, could be approached from 2
    directions by climbers and trekkers.
    The most beautiful approach is from Kiyar village, at the distance of 3 hrs from
    Chitral town, through challenging Owir An (4600 m).
    The itinerary as follows
    Day 1: Jeep Drive from Chitral town, 3 hrs, overnight camping at Kiyar,
    Day 2: Trek across Owir Pass (4600 m), 8 to 10 hrs, Camping at Golghari,
    Day 3: Trek to Barum village, 4 hrs, Camping overnight,
    Day 4: Trek to Terichmir Base camp, 3600m ,5 to 7 hrs,
    Day 5: Trek to Ochanjogh over north Barum Glacier, overnight camping,
    Day 6: Back to Barum village,
    Day 7: Jeep drive back to Chitral or vice versa,
    It is one of the best itineraries in the area, and the base camp is surrounded by a ring
    of mountains and Glaciers.
    Please keep in your mind that you’d need porters, guide and a cook over the trek.


    1. Fleece (1)
    2. Gortex Jacket (1) Rain coat
    3. Long Sleeves Shirt , Pants
    4. Socks (2 pairs), to avoid blisters
    5. Trekking Shoes (1 pair)
    6. Teva Sandals or Flip Flops (1 pair)
    7. Sleeping Bag (1)
    8. Mattress (1)
    9. Rucksack (1)
    10. Medicine Bag

    On the base camp at 4200 m, Shoghoor Biasin camp Shaniak 3500 m, Hindu Kush Bindu Gol Zom, Hindu Kush
    Related to:
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Mountain Climbing
    • Camping

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    The Hike to Tirich Mir

    by TOOCOOL Written Dec 26, 2003

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    Tirich Mir is the highest mountain in the Chitral Valley at about 7783 metres. You can go for the hike to its base camp with expert guides and porters.

    Equipment: Normal hiking equipment

    The hike to Tirich Mir
    Related to:
    • Camping
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Mountain Climbing

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