Kangyatse 2

Overview

Expedition to Kangyatse 2 (6,200m.) is not a technical one but not less challenging either. Here we prep you by sending via Markha valley by acclimatizing. Located in the southeastern part of Leh, Kangyatse peak is as famous as Stok Kangri. And also you can do three expeditions together, that is to Stok Kangri, Golep Kangri and Kangyatse during summer easily.

Best Time: June to Sept. Grade: 3+

Itinerary

Day 1: Leh to Markha.

Drive to Markha village 3-4 hrs. It’s a very pleasant drive, up the Markha valley today with road along numerous streams. e. O/N at Camp

Day 2: Markha to Thoachungtse/Hangkar

From Markha the country changes and the warm, relatively heavily wooded sections of the lower Markha is left behind. We might need to cross the river several times as there are no bridges here. Hanker, en route, is the highest village in the Markha valley. O/N in Camp/ Home stay

Elevation Gain: 462 m
Elevation loss: -191 m
Total Distance: 11 Kms

 Day 3: Thoachungtse/Hangkar to Base Camp of Kangyatse 2

From Thoachungtse to the Base camp of the Kangyatse 2 is not that hard Journey as it will be almost flat towards the base. O/N at Camp

Elevation Gain: 1,423 m
Elevation loss: – 403 m
Total Distance: 9.83 Kms

 Day 4: Acclimatization Walk/Buffer Day

Buffer Day

Day 5: Buffer day/Summit Push

Early in the morning at around 2;00AM, we start ascending up to submit the peak. The ascending up is quite tough and a bit technical as you climb towards the top. Then as you reach the peak, you will surely enjoy the unimaginable views that surround the peak. You can see the deep Markha valley beneath, the Stok ranges, and the Zanskar ranges that become bold as they ran towards Rubsho. Then descend down is not so easy and one should follow the instructions of the guide to avoid problem. It would be better to come down to Nimaling on the same day.

Ascend

Elevation Gain: 1,097 m
Elevation loss: – 25.3 m
Total Distance: 3.62 Kms

Descend

Elevation Gain: 233 m
Elevation loss: -1,600 m
Total Distance: 7.93 Kms

 Day 6: Summit Attempt to Nyimaling

 Buffer Day

 Day 7: Nyimaling to via Kongmaru la pass (5,100m) and Chogdo.

After breakfast start trekking to reach Kongmaru La (5100m). The trek to Kongmaru-La passes through narrow gorges. At the top of the pass, you can get the view of the Ladakh range and the villages of the Indus valley to the north. Cross the pass and proceed to Shang Chogdo and drive back to Leh.

Elevation Gain: 575 m
Elevation loss: -1,603 m
Total Distance: 13.6 Kms

Package Includes

  1. Grade A Certified climbing guide
  2. Climbing gears like Rope, Crampon, Ice Axe, Helmet etc
  3. Cook & Porter
  4. Comfortable good quality tent.
  5. Adventure Insurance
  6. IMF Expedition fee
  7. Pick and drop by jeep to the starting and finishing point of the trek
  8. Stay in Leh on MAP
  9. Entry fee at the monasteries
  10. All time food will be served during the expedition
  11. Trekking and wildlife fee
  12. Camping fee
  13. Oxygen Cylinder
  14. Gloves

Package Excludes

  1. Sleeping Bags For minus 30 Degree (will be provided by us on demand)
  2. Sun Screen / Lotion
  3. Walking Sticks
  4. Down Jackets, Thermals
  5. Water Bottle
  6. Trekking/climbing shoes (with crampon grip)
  7. Hat,
  8. Flesh light
  9. Good quality warm Jackets.
  10. Beverages (alcoholic or non alcoholic)
  11. Tips
  12. Any sort of expenses arising due to anything medical or anything else
  13. Personal porter or pony

Expedition Essentials

  1. Back pack & rain cover
  2. Walking stick Advisable if you are used to it
  3. Head torch 1 Nos. (Hand torch would be an alternative)
  4. Water bottle/Hydration pack
  5. Snacks Energy bars, dry fruits, electoral
  6. Personal Medical Kit consulted by your doctor
  7. Pair of Waterproof gloves
  8. Sun cap
  9. Woollen cap.
  10. Neck-gaiters. (Optional)
  11. Sunglass (U/V protected)
  12. Trek pants
  13. T-shirts Full sleeves
  14. Down Jacket
  15. Wind & waterproof jacket & pant 1 Pair
  16. Thermal inners 1 Pair
  17. Trekking shoes 1 Pair (Waterproof with grip for crampons)
  18. Floaters/flip-flops 1 Pair (Optional)
  19. Cotton socks 2 pairs
  20. Woollen socks 2 pairs
  21. Gumboots Required only for Chadar trek
  22. Sunscreen cream
  23. Hand sanitiser
  24. Moisturiser
  25. Antibacterial powder
  26. Lip balm
  27. Toothbrush and toothpaste
  28. Toilet Paper & wipes
  29. Quick dry towel

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Kangyatse 2

August 14, 2022, 4:56 am
Intermittent clouds
Intermittent clouds
12°C
real feel: 11°C
current pressure: 1000 mb
humidity: 57%
wind speed: 2 m/s NW
wind gusts: 5 m/s
UV-Index: 0
sunrise: 5:10 am
sunset: 6:39 pm
 
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