Hushe is a village located in the Ghanche District of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan at an altitude of around 2500m (8200ft). It is situated in the Karakoram Mountain range, near the town of Skardu after a drive of around 4 hours. The village is known for its beautiful scenery and is surrounded by high peaks, including K2, which is the second highest mountain in the world. The village is also the starting point of many treks that lead of the basecamps of high peaks – popular among hikers and trekkers.
The weather in Hushe can vary greatly depending on the time of year. In the summer, the weather is generally mild with temperatures ranging from 10 to 20 degrees Celsius (50 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit). However, at higher elevations, the temperature can drop significantly, and snow and ice can be present even during the summer months.
The conference will be held in remote Dumsum valley, a couple of hours walk away from the main Hushe village. Accommodation will be in the tents on twin sharing basis.
Travel between Lahore to Skardu will be on a Saloon Coaster (22-seater mini-bus) with overnight stops in between. For travel between Skardu and Hushe, we will use 4×4 vehicles/jeeps.
Just bring your personal clothing for hot days ranging from 25o to 35o and cool nights ranging between 25o to 10o). Personal toiletries, prescribed medicines (for 2 weeks), prescription glasses (at least 1 extra). All packed in soft bag.
All camping equipment will be provided, but it is recommended to bring your personal sleeping bag (otherwise they will also be provided).
Medical Form and Indemnity Bond will be drafted by eee team will share Training Impact standard forms
Security is our prime concern and we are constantly going through meticulous planning, monitoring, evaluation, risk assessment and acquiring updated information from all concerned departments and organizations. Through this process we are regularly updating our SOPs. We have a dedicated team headed by a trained and experienced military officer.
Health and Safety Team consist of Doctor, paramedical staff, and direct support of local health units and hospital. This includes speedy evacuation in case of any medical emergency.
Our Safety team includes mountain guides, rescue climbers, and wilderness survival experts.
Travel medical insurance is must, please arrange for your local insurance companies.