Kyrgyz Epic

Trip type: 
Mountaineering
Difficulty: 
Hard
Start date: 
Saturday, 11 August 2018 - 2:15pm to Monday, 17 September 2018 - 5:00pm

*** Only sign up to this trip if we have already confirmed that you are coming. If you're interested, contact me (Daniel).  This trip is primarily posted to record safety details.***

 

We're going to Kyrgyzstan to climb some fairly tall (5000 m) mountains that probably haven't been climbed before. We'll fly to Bishkek, drive a fair bit and then walk for a day or two to reach our mountains. We'll set up a base camp and climb from there for 3 to 4 weeks.

Costs: 
Lots
Intended plan: 
Arrive in Bishkek: Leave Bishkek for Karakol: Drive from Karakol to nearby basecamp: Arrive at basecamp: Climbing from basecamp (we will stay in the Taldybulak (river) valley): Leave basecamp for Karakol: Return to Bishkek:
Local knowledge: 
I've been to Kyrgyzstan and Ala Archa, but haven't been anywhere near where we're climbing.
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