Duration        21 days
The route up the Baltoro Glacier to Concordia, where the Godwin-Austen, upper Baltoro and Vigne glaciers all converge, is indeeda trek into the throne room of the mountain gods, as photographer galen Rowell procaimed. the 62 km long Baltoro Glacier, the Karakoram third longers, is Pakistan's number one trekking destination. Nearly 70% of the trekking and mountaineering permits issued wach year are for the Baltoro,Along the lower Baltoro are amazing granite towers and sheer walls Uii Biaho, the Trangos, the Cathedrals. These monsters of rock yield above Cancordia to the incomparable snow clad giants. Seven of the world 25 highest peaks rise above the glacier. within 25km of one another are the Gasherbrums, Broad peak and K2 8611m so massive yet so ethereal the ultimate mountain of mountains.
Completion of the road u the braidu valley to thungoi in 1992 and to Askole in 1993 and improved trail conditions beyond, both results of the Pakistan Army years round deployment along the glacier have shortened this trek by more than a weeks form its original length. Today it takes only eight days to cover the 72m one way to Concordia, half of the trekking distance and only two camp site, Goro II and Concordia are actually on glacier and all of its nontechnical by Karakuram standards, its gentle glacier travel at its best.