Borneo Adventure

Our recent trip to Borneo was fantastic. The country and its people and animals were amazing. We saw heaps of wildlife including four wild orangutans and a herd of eleven pygmy elephants, loads of proboscis monkeys, turtles, deer, lizards, snakes, monkeys, birds, butterflies, squirrels, cats, insects and fascinating plants and flowers...Our children thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Aged six, eight and ten they coped with all that we did. They enjoyed the traveling, plane trips and different destinations. They really got into looking for wildlife and even loved the guided tour of the botanical gardens at Kinabalu.

Carolyn Field | Korumburra, VIC
 
 

Khan Tengri Expedition

At 7010m (22,999ft) the spectacular ice pyramid of Khan Tengri is the second highest mountain in the Tian Shan range and lies on the border between Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan. After flying to our base camp at 4000m on the North Inylchek Glacier, we have ample time to acclimatise and fine-tune our skills on the nearby peak of Karly Tau (5450m). From base camp we will climb the moderately technical and steep north ridge leading to the snow covered dome of Chapayev Peak (6100m). Two camps will be placed on this ridge at 4800m and 5500m. A third camp, using either snow caves or tents, will be established on the saddle between Chapayev Peak and Khan Tengri at 6000m and from here we will follow the west ridge/face to the summit. High altitude porters will be used to carry group gear, allowing you to focus on the climb and save your energy for summit day. Technical and exposed sections of the climb will be fixed, and our strong team of western and local leadership will assist you in achieving your goal of reaching the summit of this exceptional mountain. Previous mountaineering experience at altitude is essential to join this expedition.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Almaty
DAY 2 Transfer Karkara BC
DAY 3 Acclimatisation Bas Karkara Peak
DAY 4 Helicopter to North Inylchek Glacier BC
DAYS 5/8 Climb Karly Tau Peak
DAY 9 Rest day
DAYS 10/15 Establish camps 1 & 2, descend and rest
DAYS 16/18 Climb to camp 3
DAY 19 Summit day Khan Tengri
DAYS 20/25 Reserve days & descent
DAY 26 Helicopter to Karkara BC
DAY 27 Reserve day for bad weather
DAY 28 Trip concludes Almaty with a transfer to the airport.

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