27
Duration
Kazakhstan
Location
10/10
Physicality

27-day expedition: Climbing Khan Tengri Peak, 7,010m Northern route Kazakhstan

 

** We also offer payment plan options. Call us or send an e-mail to find out more **

 

Grade 10 Climb (Extreme): require that you are very fit and have previous climbing experience over 6,500m within 24 months of this expedition. Grade 10 includes multiple days trekking to a base camp at altitude where you will ascend to altitudes over 6,500m and up to 8,850m. Using crampons, helmet, ice axe, being roped up, understanding how to ascend on fixed ropes and ‘toe’ into ice, crevasse rescue, ice axe arrest and abseil will all feature. You must have strong resilience and have trained for this type of expedition.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Departure is usually London Heathrow, this may vary and the specific location will be provided upon booking.

All international and connecting return flights are not included in the EDGE Travel Worldwide trip price per person. If you would like EDGE Travel Worldwide to book your flights, please note there will be a £100 administration fee applied.

WEAR Comfortable Clothing for the flight
INCLUDED
Meeting and seeing off in Almaty International Airport
All transfers
Interpreter’s service
Hotel*** in Almaty B/B 1 night
Fixed ropes on the ascent route
Return charter helicopter flight to BC
‘Family tents’ twin share with mattresses in Karkara BC and on wooden platforms in North Inylchek BC
Three meals a day in BC
Packed lunch on the way to Karkara BC and back to Almaty
Mess-tent with tables and chairs in BC on glacier
Kitchen-tent in BC
Cooking accessories in BC
Cook in BC
Sauna or shower in BC
Toilet in BC
Evacuation of debris from BC
First aid in BC
Radio communication between Karkara BC, Glacier BC, helicopter and Almaty office
2-way radios
Electric generator (220V) in BC for mess-tents lighting and charging batteries
Ecological duties
BC staff insurance
Royalties for using the region
Entrance fee for the border region
NOT INCLUDED
Rescue
Food and equipment above Glacier BC
Changing of departure’s date from Almaty by international airlines
Extra hotel nights in in Almaty
Lunch and dinners in Almaty
Extra helicopter flight
Sightseeing in Almaty
Bar bills
Local guide – plus £2,500
High altitude porter – plus £1,800
High alt food – plus £120

 

D1

Morning arrival Almaty

Transfer 280 km to Karkara BC 2,200.
D2

Acclimatization

Acclimatization trek to high point at 3,550 m.
D3

Helicopter flight

Helicopter flight to North glacier BC 4,000m
D4-21

Climbing period.

‘Expedition style’ with two acclimatization ascents up to 5,500m & 6,150m
D22

Helicopter flight

Helicopter flight to Karkara BC.
D23

Almaty

Transfer to Almaty. Overnight stay in Hotel
D24

Airport

Transfer to airport for departure.

Personal climbing equipment for hire:

High altitude tent: £215
Gas stove: £30
Gas cartridge 230gr £10
Rope 50m £80
Crampons £120
Ice-axe £90
Harness £90

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