In twenties of XX century two expeditions reached the place named Mandi Kushlak situated on the entry of Ghidims Valley. In 1925 the Visser’s couple expedition reached the Mandi Kushlak from North, from Koksil Valley, througth Chapchingal Pass. Later they went to the south and throught Boesan Pass they reached Shimshal Valley (The Geographical Journal vo. LXVIII No. 6 December 1926). In 1927 Henry F. Montagnier and Captain C.J. Morris (see The Geographical Journal RGS Vol. LXXI No. 6 June 1928) reached the Mandi Kushlak from the south ( Shimshal Valley). Next they turn to the west followed the Ghujerab river. In June 2000 John Mock and Kimberley O’Neil visited the Ghidims Valley and they crossed two times the watershed between the Hunza and Oprang valleys (see The AAJ 2001, pp 349 – 350, “2000 Mock and O’Neil Oprang Expedition Report”– www.mockandoneil.com/stg-rtp.htm). In August and September 2012 the International Expedition (Birgit Walk – Austria, Frank Gasser – Italy, Detlef Seelig – Germany) operated in the Ghidims Valley. The expedition was prepared in the Pakistan area by “Mountains Expert Pakistan” agency. During the Expedition 2012 Birgit Walk and Frank Gasser at 7th September climbed Yawash Sar Middle 5,786 m and 30 August Detlef Seelig together with Pakistani Arshad Karim ascent of the elevation 5,350 m (called Panorama Peak on the Jerzy Wala map), in the ridge separating glaciers in the side valleys on the southern side of Ghidims Dur. Detlef Seelig brought back a panorama of the surroundings, which was significant for the exploration of the whole area, including the view of the southern side of the eminent peaks over the First Koksil Glacier.
A Polish expedition operated here in 2011 (see the AAJ 2012, JAN 2012). In year 2013 (6.09 – 21.09) the small expedition of Anita Parys-Poland and Karim Hayat – Pakistan took a place in Ghidims Valley. On 18th September Anita Parys, Karim Hayat and Shimshali Bulbul reached the Peak 6,063 m (which is situated on the northeast from South Ghidims Glacier) after one
bivouac. They called this Peak Dosti Sar (in Wakhi Dosti means friendship). On 20.09 Karim Hayat climbed the Peak 5,836 m (which is situated north side of First Ghidims Glacier) and called this
Umeed Sar (in Wakhi means Hope Peak). Karim Hayat dedicated this name to the Nanga Parbat climbers who gave their lives during the terrorist attack.