8000 Meters Facts
Peak fees and snow...
News are coming from
different sectors that government of Pakistan will continue 50% discount
of all peak for year 2005 and NO peak fee for peaks below 6500m. Yet we
have to wait for an official notification from Government of Pakistan to
confirm this news. Asghar Ali Porik
This year mountain of north
Pakistan got heavy snow, Gilgit and other town areas got snow after 20
years. Still the snowing weather is continue.
|Following are royalty rates for scaling peaks of
various height in Pakistan:
Height of Peaks
Royalty in US$
For each additional member exceeding 7 per team an
additional fee at the following rate will be charged.
||K-2 (8611 M)
Source: Alpine Club of Pakistan
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