Peak Fuchik 4010m
Route: Karakol - Chelpek valley (by car) - Yrdyk lake - Fuchik peak - Mokroe Valley (Wet valley) - KarakolLevel: Medium
The climbing area can be viewed from Karakol town. Base camp is located by Yrdyk lake. From this point it is also possible to climb to another nearby peaks, such as: Fuchik peak (the routes 1B, 2B), P.Morozov peak 3890m.- 2B, 800 years of Moscow -1B.
Day 1. Briefing of the program, selection of equipment and meal.
Day 2. Transfer from Karakol to Chelpek valley. Climbing from Chelpek valley to base camp. Bivouac is at an attitude of 3000m.
Day 3-5. Ascension by Epur pass.
Day 6. Coming back by Kol-Tor valley to the "Sirota" hub. Return to Karakol by car. Dinner and accommodation in hotel.
The "Sirota" Hut
Conditions: Climbers should have their own equipment and staff for climbing.
Climatic conditions: This trip passes at altitude of 3,000 to 4,010 meters, in the area of glaciers. In case of good weather temperature rises up to + 30C during day time, and may fall to 5-10C at night. In case of bad weather temperature may fall to 5C during day time, and drop to minus during night time. Sometimes it snows, snows with rain and biting wind. The weather is unstable in august. The weather may change quickly several times a day. Protracted rains are possible. That’s why sleeping bag shouldn’t be less than “medium” class, with comfortable conditions up to -10C. Also must have: windbreaker, water-repellent, thermal underwear, fleece sweater, mountain shoes suitable for crampons, spare shoes sandals ( it is possible cross the river ford), sunglasses, cap, gloves, flashlight, headlight, supergaiters, rainwear.
The price includes:
- Transfer by 4-wheel drive car
- English speaking guide (food and equipment of guide)
- Groups more than 5 persons are provided with an additional guide
- Entrance fee to Karakol National Park
- Meal, porters, equipment and etc.
- Hotel and etc. not mentioned in the price of the program