Peak Tashtanbek 4770m
This summit looks like a Swiss Matterhorn and fang. One of the highest summit of Teskey Ala-Too ridge. Route is mix of rock and ice climbing. You will be able to see two highest summits in Kyrgyzstan, Peak Pobeda 7439m and Khan-Tengri 7010m, if weather will be good.
Day 1 – Karakol - Turgen valley - Janybaitor valley, 6km, + 600m
Meeting in hotel and cheching equipment and closes of group. Transfer to scenic Turgen valley, whence we start our hiking to Janybaitor valley. Great views to summits on sunset.
Day 2 - Janybaitor - shoulder of Tashtanbek, 4km, + 500m
Climbing up steep part by couloir on big rocks, few steep and tricky places where we need to use ropes. We will set our camp on shoulder of Peak Tashtanbek on rocks, there places for 3-4 tents only.
Day 3 - Storming the mountain Tashtanbek, +- 500m
We are storming the mountain early morning. Climbing to Tashtanbek mix of rock and ice climbing. Great views around on altitude 4770m to different mountain ranges and summits will take your breath away. You will be able to see two highest summits in Kyrgyzstan, Peak Pobeda 7439m and Khan-Tengri 7010m, if weather will be good. Group pictures and descending down to camp.
Day 4 - Tashtanbek - Karakol, 10km, - 600m
Descending down from camp to Janybaitor. Close to noon car will pick you up and bring you to place of your stay in Karakol. We say goodbye to each other, exchange photos and video materials from your unforgettable climbing trip.
Duration: 4 days, + 1-2 extra day(s) in case of bad weather.
Category of difficulty: 3A
Period: from June - September (also depend from precipitation amount)
Highest point: peak Tashtanbek 4770m
Area: Issyk-kul region, Terskey Ala-Too mountains range
Connection: No signal connection
Climbers should have their own equipment and staff for climbing. Possibility to rent all the necessary equipment.
The climatic conditions:
This trip passes at altitude of 2,000 to 4770 meters, in the area of glaciers. In case of good weather temperature rises up to + 30C during day time, and may fall to -10C at night. Sometimes it snows, snow with rain and biting wind. The weather is unstable in the mountains. 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.