Climbing expeditions Muztag Ata peak 7546m


Muztag Ata peak 7546m

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Muztag Ata peak 7546mMuztag-Ata (7546m) is one of the highest and the most popular summits of Pamir. Its name is translated with Turkic as "the Father of ice slopes". It is the third on height top of Pamir after Kongur (7719m) and Kongurtjube (7595m). 16 glaciers go down from an ice dome of Muztag-Ata. The largest – Koksel - located on an East side of mountain, has length of 21 km. In the centre of the western slope of top there is a huge failure in which ice falls and feeds a glacier of Kartamak flowing down on this failure.
Accordingly at the left and to the right of a failure on top two "classical" routes rise. The first successful ascension on Muztag-Atu was carried out by the Soviet-Chinese expedition in 1956.
On July, 6th the big expedition headed by E.A.Beletsky and leaders of commands of K.K.Kuzmin and Shi Zanchunom, has reached by cars of base camp 4060 at a mountain foot. On July, 31st on top have ascended 19 Soviet and 12 Chinese climbers.

Duration – 27 days
CountriesKyrgyzstan, China

Program Bishkek - Bishkek

Day 1. Bishkek. Arrival in Bishkek. Rest. Afternoon transfer to Naryn, Accommodation in Guest House or Yurt camp.
Day 2. Naryn-Kashgar. Drive to the Torugart Pass,crossing the Kyrgyzstan-China border; meeting your guide from China, then escorted driving to Kashgar, 3 hours; hotel accommodation
Day 3. Kashgar-Subash. Route to Subash (204 km 4-5 hours) along the Karakorum Highway and through the narrow gorge of the Gez River. Camp. Acclimation trekking. Overnight in Subash.
Day 4. Subash - Base Camp. Meet with cameleer’s and carrying the team's equipment, than trekking to Base camp (4500 m) through level plane and then climb steadily through barren hills to base camp, approximately a 4-hour walk. Drifts of alpine flowers clothe the slopes as base camp is approached and screeching marmots call a welcome. Camping.
Day 5-22. Climbing Activity to Muztagh Ata. You will be time to acclimatize ascents to the several altitude camps; Camp -1 at 5200 m, Camp – 2 at 6100 m, Camp – 3 at 6600 m, and perhaps a Camp at 6900 m. From the Camp – 3 it is possible to attack to the summit. You can do it after consulting with Muztagh Ata camps team.
Day 23. Base Camp-Subash-Kashgar(Trekking+Bus). In the morning we will go down to Subash with our cameleer’s team. Meet with driver at Subash. Route to Kashgar. Accommodation upon your arrival.
Day 24. Kashgar. . Kashgar – the oasis city along the ancient Great Silk Road and inhabited mostly by Uighurs minority people. This city known also by its Sunday Market. You will visit the old town with typical Uighur styled homes, daily bazaars, the Appak Hoja Tomb and the famous Id Kah Mosque. You will visit also the various shopping alleys full of noodle shops, bakeries, teashops, blacksmiths, crafted or manufactured silk, jade, carpets and local musical instruments.
Day 25. Kashgar/Torugart Pass. After breakfast, drive to the Torugart Pass; crossing the China-Kyrgyzstan border. Transfer to Naryn, guest house or yurt accommodation.
Day 26. Transfer Naryn - Bishkek. Hotel.
Day 27. Transport to airport, flight home.

Tour cost of the program Bishkek-Bishkek is 2100 € per person

Single supplement: 80 €

Program: Urumqi - Kashgar – Muztagh Ata BC – Kashgar – Urumqi
Duration – 24 days.
Countries – China

Day 1. Urumqi – Kashgar. Arrival in Urumqi. Meet with our representative and flight to Kashgar. Accommodation at hotel.
Day 2. Kashgar – Subash. Route to Subash (204 km, 4-5 hours) along the Karakorum Highway and through the narrow gorge of the Gez River. Camp. Acclimation trekking. Overnight in Subash.
Day 3. Subash – Base Camp. Meet with cameleer’s and carrying the team's equipment, than trekking to Base camp (4500 m) through level plane and then climb steadily through barren hills to base camp, approximately a 4-hour walk. Drifts of alpine flowers clothe the slopes as base camp is approached and screeching marmots call a welcome. Camping.
Day 4-21. Climbing activity to Muztag Ata. You will be time to acclimatize ascents to the several altitude camps; Camp -1 at 5200 m, Camp – 2 at 6100 m, Camp – 3 at 6600 m, and perhaps a Camp at 6900 m. From the Camp – 3 it is possible to attack to the summit. You can do it after consulting with Muztagh Ata camps team.
Day 22. Base Camp/Subash/Kashgar (Trekking + Bus). In the morning we will go down to Subash with our cameleer’s team. Meet with driver at Subash. Route to Kashgar. Accommodation upon your arrival.
Day 23. Kashgar. Kashgar – the oasis city along the ancient Great Silk Road and inhabited mostly by Uighurs minority people. This city known also by its Sunday Market. You will visit the old town with typical Uighur styled homes, daily bazaars, the Appak Hoja Tomb and the famous Id Kah Mosque. You will visit also the various shopping alleys full of noodle shops, bakeries, teashops, blacksmiths, crafted or manufactured silk, jade, carpets and local musical instruments.
Day 24. Kashgar – Urumqi - departure.

The cost of program Kashgar-Kashgar is 1600 € per person

The price includes:

1. Permit and fees to the climb for the standard route of Muztagh Ata Peak;
2. Complete cost of Liaison Officer
3. Entrance, Govt. taxes.
4. Insurance of local staff
5. Wages, food & Equipment of local staff during expedition
6. Transportation according the program;
7. Hotel accommodation in Bishkek and Kashgar based on twin room with breakfast.
8.In Naryn accommodation will be provided in Guest house or Yurt.
9. Meals off the mountain in China & at the base camps including use of mess tent, tables, chairs, dishes and eating utensils and drinking water.
10. Porters and Camels from Subash to Base camp & return to Subash.
11. Guide consultations services to assist the expedition at the BC.
12. Sleeping tents in base camp (one tent shared by two people).
13. Official visa invitations if it required.

The price does not include:

1. Visas.
2. International and domestic flight tickets (if the program will start from/to Kashgar).
3. All changes during the program (extra transfers, extra days in towns or base camp).
4. Equipment over the Base camp (high altitude tents, high altitude food).
5. Porters over the Base camp.
6. Excursions, which are not mentioned.
7. Extra meals and alcoholic drinks.
8. Personal equipment (sleeping bags, shoes, snowshoes, and etc).
9. Excursion in/around Bishkek.
10. Insurance.
11. Emergency evacuation or medical services.
12. Guide and driver tips.

Remark: The program will be available only if the group will be not less than 8 people minimum, we will inform every customer about how many people will be in a group. If one of the group will be not completed we can change dates of expedition, we will inform you about any changes.

Additional notes:
The price of air tickets Urumqi – Kashagar – Urumqi is 320 € (early booking required)
The price of climbing guide for the program = 2500 € (for a group)
For the portage of your luggage from BC to Camp 1 you can use the services of local Kyrgyz’s donkeys or horses. You can discus wit him and pay directly in cash by kg.
The price of altitude porter is 2000 € (1 porter for a group of 4 climbers).
Or the price of portage in altitude camp for 1 kg.
From Camp 1 to Camp 2: 6 – 7 € (for a kilogram).
From Camp 2 to Camp 3: 15 – 18 € (for a kilogram).
At the Camp 1 you can rent a snowshoes, skis or snowboards. The cost of rent of pair snowshoes is 50 $.