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Gorek Shep to Basecamp

The trek becomes harder with more challenging terrain on the final ascent up to basecamp.

Alpine Climbing Easy

3.3 km
168 m
56 m
Low Point
5.1 km
High Point
5.3 km
Gorek Shep to Basecamp Map

This is a popular alpine climbing route which is generally considered to be easy. It's an unknown remoteness, it features unknown exposure and is typically done in an unknown time of year. From a low point of 5.1 km to the maximum altitude of 5.3 km, the route covers 3.3 km, 168 vertical metres of ascent and 56 vertical metres of descent.


This section of the hike is 3.7km and around 170m of ascent but is across mixed terrain and offers various challenges depending on the time of year.



The ascent involves simple glacier hiking and/or short, straightforward rock scrambles. Equivalent to Alpine F, F+

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