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Climb to the top of the Big Chimghan

Duration: 1 day

Tashkent - cableway - gendarmes - Grotto - Triangulation mark

holiday on Charvak. Tashkent. UzbekistanClimbing to Big Chimgan, one of the highest peaks - 3309 m, part of the Chatkal Ridge of Western Tien Shan offers fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding nature. Big Chimgan  is one of the most popular holiday destinations, to get to this mountain is simple: It is located only 80 km from Tashken.

  The route starts from the lower station of the cableway on the right buttress of the West Ridge on safe unsteep trail. Time of lifting up on the ridge is 1-2 hours. Rest for 10-15 minutes. Offer views of the Lake Charvak and during a nice weather TV Tower is visible in Tashkent.

Then the path runs along the broad and comfortable crest to a height of 3000 m. Halt 10-15 min.

Climb to the top of the Big Chimgan

Further the way is getting more complicated, then there is a bypassing of the two gendarmes with rope handrail. You can make a halt near the grotto. After the second gendarme path becomes steeper and more difficult. From the Grotto to the top - 1.5 - 2 hours. In the spring and early summer the path passes through the firn snow, and then you need to use ice axes and crampons.

Patchy the rope insurance is needed. Usually, the route ends near triangulation mark (2,295 m). This top (3309 m) is located on 300 m. Offers views to the south and Pulatkhan Plateau. After half an hour of rest there is a descent along the  path of ascension. 

Tour price per person - from $ 147.

The cost includes:

  • Stay in the hotel 3 *, twin- numbers based on BB
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Entrance tickets

Cost does not include:

  • fee for photo and video;
  • tip to guide and driver;
  • international air ticket
  • Meals: Lunch and dinner.

 

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