Energy Peak (5120 m) and Zamok Peak (5070 m)
Energy Peak (5120 m) and Zamok Peak (5070 m)
Type of tour: mountaineering, expeditions
Season: June - August
Duration: 11 days
The itinerary: Dushanbe - "Artuch" mountaineering camp - Kulicalon Lakes - Alaudin Pass - Alaudin Lake - Mutnoe Lake - Chimtarga Pass - Energy Peak - Mutnoe Lake - Zamok Peak - Mutnoe Lake - Alaudin lakes - "Vertical" mountain camp - Dushanbe
Simple climbing to peaks Zamok (5070m) and Energy (5120m) in the Fan Mountains, it’s a beautiful mountainous area of Gissar-Alay are the apogee of interesting tracking, during which you come into the world of turquoise lakes and dizzying five thousandth peaks, and have acclimatization before ascent. Climbing routes are simple, but require good physical fitness, psychological stability, and the basic skills of ascent – descent with railing and walking in bundles using crampons.
BRIEF PROGRAM OF THE TOUR
|Day 1||Meeting at the airport. Transfer Dushanbe - alp.camp Artuch. Cottages.|
|Day 2||Trekking alp.camp Artuch – Kulikalon Lakes.|
|Day 3||Trekking Kulikalon Lakes – pass Alaudin (3860 m) – Alaudin Lake.|
|Day 4||Trekking Alaudin lake – Mutnoe Lake (3600 m).|
|Day 5||Trekking Mutnoe Lake – under pass Chimtarga (4450 m).|
|Day 6||Early start (4:00 АМ). Ascend to Energy peak (5120 m) – come back to camp on Mutnoe Lake (3600 m).|
|Day 7||Early start (4:00 АМ). Ascend to Zamok Peak (5070 m)- come back to camp on Mutnoe Lake (3600 m).|
|Day 8||Reserve day in a case of bad weather. The mountaineering on Adamtash peak (4560 m) is possible if the weather is good.|
|Day 9||Trekking. Descent from Mutnoe lake to Alaudin lakes (2800 m).|
|Day 10||Trekking from Alaudin lakes to alp.camp Vertikcal. Transfer alp.camp Vertical – Dushanbe. Hotel.|
|Day 11||Transfer to the airport. Departure.|
Arrival in Dushanbe. Meeting at the airport.
Transfer to alpinists camp Artuch (240 km, 5-6 hrs). Accommodation in cottages. Rest and preparations for the active trekking part.
Overnight in cottages (2200 m).
The beginning of the active trekking part. Ascend on a good path to Kulicalon lakes (10km; 5h; +700m):
10 km – the distance covered per one day; 5 hours – is a walk time spent for moving during a day; +700 m – ascend to the height in meters from overnight place).
On the descend road during the day there is a possibility to admire a wonderful panorama of majestic Kulican wall and surrounding peaks height of 4000 m. (Adamtash, Mirali, Rudaki and etc.). On the way – observing Kulicalon lake basin (14 lakes) with the clearest emerald-blue water. There are a lot of fishes in the lake. The path passes among the picturesque spruce wood.
The camp is on the bank of Dushoha Lake (3000m).
After the lunch walk on Kulicalon lakes basin.
Ascend on Alaudin Pass (3860 m) and descend to Alaudin lakes (7km, 6 hours; +860m; -1060m).
During the long time the panorama of walls and the view of Kulicalon lakes pleases the look. On the Pass saddle – the spectacular views of Chapdara Peak (5197 m) and Chapdar River valley. Far below could be seen the bowls of Alaudin lakes amazing in its water color from light-blue to rich ultramarine.
The camp is at the lake’s bank (2800 m).
Ascend on Mutnoe Lake (8km, 3-4 hours; +800m).
During the day a splendid panorama of peaks: Zamok (5070 m), Energy (5105 m) and Chimtarga (5489 m). The severe nature of the alpine zone of mountains, hanging glaciers and steep moraine swells. On the road you can meet birches and small lake named for its round shape – Piala Lake, gigantic steps of the receded glacier, polished rocks. High in the one can see the swirling eagles.
The camp is at the bank of Mutnoe lake (3600 m).
Ascend the slide-rock and further over the glacier under Chimtarga Pass (5km, 4-5 hours; +850m).
Somewhere below us was Kaznok Pass, Castle Peak with its flat top towers opposite.
The camp is under the Pass (4450 m).
In the morning an early outlet, this day – mountaineering on Energy Peak.
We are ascending Chimtarga Pass (4750 m). Further moving in roped party, you need to have crampons. And here is the peak – Energy peak (5120 m). Here you can see splendid panorama of famous Fan Mountains: Chimtarga (5489 m), Bodhona (5138 m), Chapdara (5197 m), Big and Small Ganza (5306 m and 5031 m), Sugar Head Peak (4987 m).
Descend to Mutnoe Lake (9km; +660m, -1510m; 8-10 hours).
The camp is at the lake’s bank (3600 m).
Early start in the morning – ascend to Zamok peak 5070 m (12km; ±1470m; 10-11hrs).
Come back to the camp on Mutnoe Lake (3600 m).
Reserve day in the case of bad weather.
The mountaineering on Adamtash peak (4560 m) is possible if the weather is good.
Trekking, descent to Alaudin Lake on the way of ascent (8km; 2,5-3hrs; -800m).
Camp on the shore of the lake (2800 m).
Descend to Vertical mountain camp (2km, 30 min, -135 m).
Transfer to Dushanbe (150 km; 4-5hrs). Accommodation in hotel.
After lunch the excursion in Dushanbe: Budda’s museum, Somoni square.
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport.
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|Cost includes:||Cost does not include:|
• Accommodation in TWIN share rooms in hotel Oriyo 3*(or similar) in Dushanbe (1 night);|
• Accommodation in TWIN share rooms in alp.camp Artuch (1 night);
• Transport for the whole program;
• Meals: full board;
• Translator during the whole program;
• During the trekking: mountain guide, cook, porters (5-6 days), tents, big dining tent, kitchen equipment, dishes, donkeys for carrying the baggage(days 2-4, 9-10), donkeys for loads carrying (days 2-4 and 9-10), social climbing gear for ascent - ropes, pitons, ice screws; for guides - crampons, harnesses, ice axes, etc.;
• Permits for trekking.
|• Tajik visa.|
Terms of the program:
The route has a sports category of difficulty (2B), is available to all travelers, who have a good physical shape and have basic skills of ascending - descent with railing and walking in bundles using crampons. The weather during the tracking is usually stable, warm, sunny, but possible wind and rain. Daytime temperatures, depending on the height from 10 to 30 C degrees. Daytime trekking is about 7-12 km , the maximum height difference is ~ 1500 m, the maximum height of 5120 m above sea level. During the trekking, tourists’ things (not more 12 kg per person) are transported by pack animals (excluding part of the route from Mutnoe Lake to Energy and Zamok peaks and back). Mountain guide and a cook accompany the group. The age limit - 18 years old.
Mountain Guide is a team leader and an authorized representative of the company during the route. The guide has the right to change the “way” of the route due to weather or other conditions, that threaten the safety of tourists.
Collect groups: tourists should arrive at the point of beginning the tour on the day of the program (in extreme cases – before 08:00 during the second day). Expenses in case of an early arrival/late check-out before the start/end of the tour) are paid additionally by tourist. «Asia Adventures» will help with bookings hotels, meet at the airport and will offer an additional program. In any case, you will be surrounded by our care and attention.
Equipment for the trekking: "Asia Adventures" will provide 2 -3 seats tents, cooking dishes, kitchen equipment for meals, first aid kit. Each participant must have: a backpack, sleeping bag, karemat, warm clothes, comfortable shoes for trekking, hiking shoes, waterproof and windproof outer clothing, flashlight, protective cream, sunglasses, hat (panama, hat, cap). The rent backpacks, sleeping bags, karemats are possible.
Food: the food is prepared by the chef of «Asia Adventures» (tourist’s help - welcome).
Documents: you must carry a abroad passport valid for at least 3 months before the end of the tour and medical insurance.