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  • Warzob Gorge
  • Hissar Mountains
  • Fan Mountains
  • Zerafschan Mountains
  • Climbing Paradise Warzob

Mountaineering Course (Beginner & Advanced)

 

Theoretical and practical mediation of basic techniques of  mountaineering with ascent of the summits "Bolshoi Igizak" (4100 m, 1B), Bivouacking (3800m, 1B), Hamsoya Centralnaya (2B) & for the most prepared ones - Hirs rock (2B).

In the mountains of the Pamir-Alaya, between the mountain chains of Hissar and Zerafschan rise the Fan Mountains - an interchange of short, but high mountain chains. This region is recently known, however, it is already from huge interest in the mountaineers scene. The summits of the region – Bodchona, Tschapdara, Zamok, Mirali, Tschimtarga, Maria, Energiya, Zindon, Aurondag and Rudaki demand a high degree in attention and good preparation. This is a compelling demand, because the known routes are between the difficulty category IV-VI. The investigation of the region started in the 30s, but the region became very popularly with the expeditions of the Kazakh alpine club which took place since 1966. The fan mountain massif is a centre of significant ice formations: Glaciers lie down between three main mountain chains and are concentrated predominantly on the north slopes. Not only the high summits and narrow gulches with thundering rivers are typical for the fan region, but also a huge number of lakes which lend the rough mountainous region an especially nice shine.

 

Tour’s plan by day (itinerary):

Day 1
Arrival, registration, getting acquainted with the city, preparation for the trip.

Day 2
Before lunch: Movement to the base camp Varzob, accommodation in tent.
After lunch: Theoretical trainings on: "Geographical overview of the area and the history of its development by climbers" – for 1 hour; "Forms of mountainous terrain" – for 1 hour.

Day 3
Before lunch: Theoretical trainings on: “Dangers in the mountains and precautions used in mountaineering” - for 1 hour. Practical trainings on: "Premedical first aid to the victim, the victim transportation by means at hand" - for 3 hours.
After lunch: Practical trainings on: “Crossing the mountain rivers” – for 2 hours.

Day 4
Before lunch: Practical training on: "Climbing on rocks and belay.. Techniques for organizing the self-protection and partner’s protection on the rocky terrain. Use of runners, hooks, nuts, camalots. Assembly of a station. Climbing, traverse and downhill with the use of rope. Use of fixed ropes.
After lunch: Practical Trainings on: "Organization of the rope operation on the rocky terrain. Climbing of the training rock route in ropes" - for 2 hours

Day 5
Arrival to the base camp Zelyonaya Polyana in Igizak ravine. (Osman-Tala ravine at the beginning of season).
Learning the movement technique on grassy slopes, moraines and screes during trekking.

Day 6
Arrival to Kulai-Javonon cirque.
Before lunch: Practical Trainings on: “Movement over the firn and snow. Self-protection and belay. Organization of rope movement” - for 3 hours.
After lunch: Overice movement. Organization of belay and rope movement – for 3 hours.

Day 7
Practical Trainings on"Organization of the rope operation on the rocky terrain. Climbing of the training rock route in ropes" - for 2-4 hours. Rest time.

Day 8
Ascending to the top of Bivouacking 3800m – 1B

Day 9
Rest day. Overview of Leader and members’ actions while climbing.

Day 10
Ascending to the top of Bolshoi Igizak 4100m - 2A

Day 11
Rest day. Overview of Leader and members’ actions while climbing.

Day 12
Ascending to the top of Hamsoya Centralnaya - 2B (for the most prepared ones - Hirs rock – 2B)

Day 13
Descent to the base camp.
Return to the city. Farewell dinner.

Day 14
Departure.

 

 

 

 

Mountaineering Course (Beginner & Advanced)


Basic equipment:

  • Helmet
  • 2 carabines
  • gas burner
  • Thermo underwear (2 sets, 1 x long-sleeved , 1 x shortsleeved)
  • 1 pair of gaiters
  • warm cap
  • warm gloves (e.g., ski gloves or woollen mittens)
  • 1 sleeping-bag (down or hollow fiber) suitable to - 15 ° C
  • 1 forehead lamp or flashlight
  • Solar protection (headgear, sunglasses, solar cream)
  • personal medication  (pain means, fever-lowering drugs, diarrhoea medications, means for wound disinfection, plaster, bandages, elastic bandage, small scissors, tweezers, safety pins, medicine against flu, sore throat and coughing, eye drops)
  • 2 long trousers, one of it trekking trousers
  • 1 pullover (woollen or fiber fur)
  • Sea bag or backpack for the main luggage
  • Day backpack approx. 30 - 40 litres of capacity
  • ankle-high trekking shoes with profile sole and matching climbing irons
  • Telescope ski sticks as a walking help
  • Water bottle with 1 litre of capacity
  • Thermos bottle with 1 litre of capacity
  • suitable hiking clothes (T-shirt, hiking socks)
  • 1 anorak, wind and water proof (e.g., Goretex)
  • 1 overtrousers, wind and water proof (e.g., Goretex)
  • Toilet paper



Additional recommended equipment:

  • Rain protective covering for the backpack
  • Comfortable shoes or sandals
  • Photo equipment, films, binoculars
  • Penknife
  • Sweets

Mountaineering Course (Beginner & Advanced)

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The tour’s cost includes:

  • Meeting / departure at the airport
  • Transport on the route
  • Meals on the route
  • Camping equipment (tent + mat)
  • Mountaineering equipment
  • Gas equipment (burner + gas balloons)
  • Instructor
  • Assistent
  • Hotel in the city
  • Meals in the city (depending on selection of accommodation)

 

The tour’s cost does not include:

  • Flight to/from Tajikistan
  • Visa and visa support
  • Registration OVIR
  • Meals in the city (depending on selection of accommodation)
  • Museums and other paid entertainments.
  • Cartage to carry cargo (donkeys)


Additional Service (not included in the tour price):

  • Flight tickets
  • Visa - from 25 €
  • GBAO Permition - from 30 €

 

If requested we can offer you an additional programme for free days, or combine different tour offers (not contained in the tour price). Please note your requestions in the comment or in the e-mail.

Mountaineering Course (Beginner & Advanced)