Friday 20 May 2011

Broad Peak 2011: Fundraising for Pakistan DEC floods appeal

Were raising money for the Pakistan floods appeal as part of the trip, please give generously.

The Team is aiming to raise £8051 (£1 per metre) for the DEC Pakistan Floods appeal.

To donate go to:

Disasters Emergency Committee

Charity Registration No. 1062638
Disasters Emergency Committee
The DEC unites the leading independent Humanitarian Agencies in the UK in their efforts to maximise income from the British Public to mount an effective humanitarian response to major disasters overseas.

Wednesday 11 May 2011


Things are starting to come together now, we had a "trial" pack at the weekend.  We're still resolving issues over what to cargo to Islamabad and what to try and get through on excess baggage but we're getting there.  Here's our detailed itinerary:

Itinerary of “ British Broad Peak Expedition 2011 

28 June/Day 01 -Arrival in Islamabad, Briefing at Alpine Club of Pakistan.Over night in Hotel.

29 June/Day 02 -  Fly to Skardu

30 June/Day 03 - Reserve day

01 July /Day 04 -Rest and preparation day in Skardu over night in Hotel

02 July /Day 05 -Drive to Askole over night in Tent

03 July/ Day 06 -Trek to Jula over night in camp

04 July/ Day 07 -Trek to Paju Over night in camp

05 July/ Day 08 -Rest day at Paju over night in camp

06 July/ Day 09 -Trek to Urdokas over night in camp

07 July/ Day 10 -Trek to Goro II over night in camp

08 July/ Day 11 -Trek to Broad Peak BC

09 July/ Day 12 -Climbing preparation day on Broad Peak BC

10 July to 01 August /Day 13 to 35 -Climbing activities on Broad Peak

02 Aug / Day 36 -Final Closing day at BC

03 Aug / Day 37 -Trek back to Goro I over night in camp

04 Aug / Day 38 -Trek back to Urdokas over night in camp

05 Aug / Day 39 -Trek back to Paju over night in camp

06 Aug / Day 40 -Trek back to Jula over night in camp

07 Aug / Day 41 -Trek to Askole

08 Aug / Day 42 -Trek to Skardu over night in Hotel

09 Aug / Day 43 - Fly back to Islamabad  over night in hotel

10 Aug / Day 44 - Debriefing over night in Hotel

11 Aug / Day 45 -Fly Back