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PostWed Nov 15, 2017 9:01 pm 
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elton wrote:
GaliWalker! Thanks a bunch for your timely help here!
I booked insurance and trek with same companies you did with;  RoamRight Insurance's Adventure Package for K2 Gondogoro La trek with Vertical Explorers Treks & Tours Pakistan!
Looks everything promising!Cant wait to be there in July.

elton! we are going to K2 Gondogoro La trek in June 2018. How was your experience with Vertical Explorers Treks & Tours and what is your advice here? would you recommend them?

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PostWed Dec 13, 2017 10:03 pm 
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We went in early July with Vertical Explorers Treks & Tours and I absolutely loved it - the views, the weather and even the challenges. It is bit harder than EBC and supposedly offers better views. The people are the friendliest on earth. And the views of the highest mountains on earth are breathtaking. My guide, Hussain and porters were knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful.  I would recommend this trip to anyone who enjoys walking and can appreciate the beauty and culture. My tips - take your time and acclimatize properly - book with a local comany and save more than half a western company's price for the same kind of services. If you plan to go for a trekking I highly recommend booking with Vertical Explorers, you will get fabulous value for money.
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PostTue Jan 30, 2018 5:42 pm 
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We want this trek, but would like opinion on which is better- the K2 BC or Gondogoro la trek?
would like opinion on which one is better?
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PostWed Mar 07, 2018 6:17 pm 
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depends upon fitness, weather pass condition. Gondogoro la is difficult whereas K2 bc has no difficulty.
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PostSat May 05, 2018 7:42 am 
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Thanks for your reply, After a lot of research we are booked with Vertical Explorers for this trek starting on July 5th.  http://www.vepakistan.com/itinerary.php?id=3
seems very spectacular to go base camps of all 8000m mountains there.
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PostFri May 18, 2018 9:52 pm 
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Thanks for sharing your super pictures and experience. yet to make plan to K2,  heading Snow lake Hispar La in July - super excited.
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PostMon Oct 08, 2018 12:32 am 
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Thanks Galiwalker. Nice report. I love your tone; I admire your sensible and modest report.
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