Muztagh-Ata peak 7546m - Ascent with skis
Muztagh-Ata peak 7546m

Ascent with skis

Muztagh-Ata peak 7546m
(Ascent with skis)

Peak Muztagh-Ata (7,546 m) is located in China. This summit is famous for its accessibility and has no technically difficult ascent. The majority of climbers prefer skitouring or snowshoeing and then unforgettable descent down on skis or snowboard.

Many travellers know about complexity of expedition’s organization to China. The Asia Mountains Company will assist with the invitation letter and confirmation of booking, required for a visa to China. We will also arrange all required permits. You won’t have to worry about anything besides the visa.

The group to Muztagh-Ata must consist of minimum 10 people. All the time the group is supported by a tour-leader from the Asia Mountains Company. The tour-leader is an experienced mountain guide, who controls the group all the way, assists with logistics, consults on a route. This tour-leader cannot be the guide for 10 people, but only a consultant. If you want an individual guide, require additional information from our managers.

The ascent to Muztagh-Ata begins upon arrival in Bishkek city or, where a representative of the Asia Mountains Company will meet you. From Bishkek the group goes towards the Kyrgyz-Chinese border, and then sets off towards the base camp.

Available dates:

  • June 28 - July 22, 2020 | 10 places Book
  • Individual dates are also available. Contact the program manager.

Trip details

Intensity Level 4
Season Summer
Begins in Bishkek
Ends in Bishkek
Airport Airport Manas (FRU)
Airport out Airport Manas (FRU)
Wildlife Mountain goats, Marmots, Birds, Predator birds, Rodents, Yaks

Price: $ 3,200 (≥ 10 people)

Great for Couples

Climb Muztagh-Ata Peak (7,546 m) on skis! The best time to climb is summer. The Asia Mountains Company will help you with the necessary documents from the Chinese side for a visa. The program to Muztagh-Ata Peak starts from Bishkek or Kashghar. Duration of the program is 25 days. During the whole route the group will be accompanied by a tour-leader. Climbing to Muztagh-Ata Peak is not technically difficult and the summit is considered one of the most accessible.

What's Included:

  • All documents and permit
  • Communication officer in the BC
  • Accommodation and meals in the BC 10 days
  • Transfers: Bishkek — Naryn — Torugart — Kashghar — Subashi – and back
  • Accommodation in the hotel (double) and yurts and guest houses according to program
  • Meals according to the program
  • Porters and camels from Subashi to the BC and back
  • Dining equipment: dining tent, tables, chairs, tableware and etc.
  • Tent in the BC during whole expedition
  • Visa support
  • Expedition tour-leader from the Asia Mountains Company
  • City tour in Kashghar

What's not included:

  • Visa
  • Any amendments to the program (transfers, additional days in cities and the BC)
  • High-altitude gear (tents, food)
  • Porters for the period of ascent
  • Single supplement - USD 145 per person
  • Excursions not included into the program
  • Additional meals and alcohol drinks
  • Accommodation not included into the program (Additional days in Bishkek or Kashghar)
  • Personal guide (USD 2,000 + program)
  • Personal gear (sleeping bag, boots, snow shoes and other)
Day
1

Arrival in Bishkek. You will be met by the representative of the Asia Mountains Company at the airport and brought to the group’s meeting point – Asia Mountains Hotel-1. Here you will be met by a delicious breakfast and some rest on the territory of the hotel. You can bath in the pool. It is more than +32 degrees in Bishkek in summer. After that you will be transferred to Naryn town. Overnight and dinner at the guest house.

Day
2

Border. After breakfast we pack up stuff and drive to the Kyrgyz-Chinese border. At the border we have to wait until the Chinese side lets the group go. The Asia Mountains Company does not recommend taking radios, canned food and etc since they might be withdrawn. When the group gets to Kashghar it will be accommodated at the hotel and have dinner.

Day
3

Yurt camp in Subashi. Today we have to drive about 200 km (4-5 hours) along the Karakorum Highway, winding for several hours along the narrow gorge of the Gez River. Then we will ascent to an altitude of 3,900 meters and drive along the shore of Karakul Lake. Accommodation will be in yurts or tents. Dinner.

Day
4

Trekking to the BC. Today you will drive by car for about 10 km. Next, you meet with drovers of horses and camels, load all your belongings and trek to the base camp. The journey takes about four hours. Bright alpine flowers, cute marmots and the beauty of landscapes will entertain you and you will not notice how you find yourself in the base camp. Overnight in tents.

Day
5

Day 5-20. Acclimatization and ascent. These days are for climbing to Peak Muztagh-Ata. You have to install high-altitude camps, organize high-altitude meals yourself. Food and tents are provided only in the base camp for 10 days. These days include extra ones in case of bad weather.

Day
21

Transfer to Kashghar. After breakfast you hike down to Subashi. The baggage is also sent down on camels or horses. A bus will be waiting for you in Subashi to take the group to Kashghar. Dinner and hotel accommodation.

Day
22

The final day for a walk around Kashghar. Today there will be a city tour of the most interesting places: a visit to the tomb of Abak-Khoja, the famous Kashghar Bazaar, the magnificent mosque and the unique old town with typical Uygur-style houses. You can see various tea shops, local craftsmen, etc. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day
23

Border. From the hotel the group goes to the Chinese-Kyrgyz border. The driver will meet you at the Torugart Pass and take to Naryn town. Overnight and dinner at the guest house.

Day
24

Transfer to Bishkek. The beautiful road via mountain passes leads to Bishkek. The road will take about five hours. Farewell dinner. Hotel accommodation.

Day
25

Airport. The fascinating program at Muztagh-Ata Peak is over. The driver will take you to the airport! See you again!

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