Ski tour IRDYK YURT CAMP

Ski tour IRDYK YURT CAMP

Location:                                   Kyrgyzstan, Tien-Shan, Tekey Ala-Too  Range 

Starting and ending points:    Bishkek city. 

Duration:                                   8 days7 nights 

Season:                                     January-March 

Altitude:                                     2300-3600 meters

Walking:                                     about 70 km 

Automobile:                               about 800km    

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Day1 Airport "Manas"(Bishkek)-Karakol city- Irdyk yurt camp

Automobile 430 km 7-8hours 

Altitude 600-2300 meter 

Meeting at the airport "Manas" in Bishkek. Tansfer to karakol on a comfortable car -about 7-8 hours. Upon arrival, a lunch is served in on the natioanl restaurant followed by a transfer to the forsters's house in the Irdyk gorge.  This place  stays only 5 km away from our camp. We pass this way on the skins. At this time your luggage  will be delivered to the camp by snowmobile.     

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Day 2. Ski tour Activities

After breakfast, experienced guides will accompany you to one of the skiing zones. The guides provide avalanche safety and narrate succinct stories about the travel places. The group advances to the top destination of the day. Lunch on the slopes (fruit, sandwich, hot tea) taken from the dining yurt. There the group makes one or more descents above the forest zone and then moves down the mountain. At the lower level, the group also make one  or more descents  in the forest zone, and in the evening returne to the camp. Here is with barbecue, beer sauna and dinner. 

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Day 3 Ski tour activities

After breakfast, experienced guides will accompany you to one of the skiing zones. The guides provide avalanche safety and narrate succinct stories about the travel places. The group advances to the top destination of the day. Lunch on the slopes (fruit, sandwich, hot tea) taken from the dining yurt. There the group makes one or more descents above the forest zone and then moves down the mountain. At the lower level, the group also make one  or more descents  in the forest zone, and in the evening returne to the camp. Here is with barbecue, beer sauna and dinner. 

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Day 4 Ski tour activities

After breakfast, experienced guides will accompany you to one of the skiing zones. The guides provide avalanche safety and narrate succinct stories about the travel places. The group advances to the top destination of the day. Lunch on the slopes (fruit, sandwich, hot tea) taken from the dining yurt. There the group makes one or more descents above the forest zone and then moves down the mountain. At the lower level, the group also make one  or more descents  in the forest zone, and in the evening returne to the camp. Here is with barbecue, beer sauna and dinner. 

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Day 5 Ski tour activities

After breakfast, experienced guides will accompany you to one of the skiing zones. The guides provide avalanche safety and narrate succinct stories about the travel places. The group advances to the top destination of the day. Lunch on the slopes (fruit, sandwich, hot tea) taken from the dining yurt. There the group makes one or more descents above the forest zone and then moves down the mountain. At the lower level, the group also make one  or more descents  in the forest zone, and in the evening returne to the camp. Here is with barbecue, beer sauna and dinner. 

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Day 6 Ski tour activities

After breakfast, experienced guides will accompany you to one of the skiing zones. The guides provide avalanche safety and narrate succinct stories about the travel places. The group advances to the top destination of the day. Lunch on the slopes (fruit, sandwich, hot tea) taken from the dining yurt. There the group makes one or more descents above the forest zone and then moves down the mountain. At the lower level, the group also make one  or more descents  in the forest zone, and in the evening returne to the camp. Here is with barbecue, beer sauna and dinner. 

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Day 7 Irdyk Camp-Bishkek city

Skiing 5 km. 30 min. 

Automobile 430km, 7-8 hours.

Altitude 2300-800m. 

After breakfast, luggage is to be packed  and ready for shipment down the hill on the snowmobile. The group descents on the skies and get to the forester's  house in 30minute. From the forester's house a car takes us  to Bishkek. Where we spend the night in the hotel.   

 

 

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Day 8. Departure from Bishkek city

Automobile 30 km. 1 hour, 

Transfer to the airport. 

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important: 

You should have insurance coverage for 30000 USD dollars. The insurance should cover injured transportation. Guides decide on the Avalanche risk levels and choose the route of ascent and descent. 

Necessary equipment: 

  • Skis with ski tour binding and skins/ Splitboard 
  • Avanche equipment -transceiver, probe, shovel
  • backpack 20-30liters 
  • warm skiing suit 
  • warm gloves and a hat 
  • sunglasses 
  • ski mask 
  • sunsreen SPF25-50
  • thermos     

Some ski-touring and avalanche equipment  is avaliable  for rent.

Current price please find  on website:    www.centralasia.tours

Insluded: 

  • Pick-up at the airport 
  • Hotel accommodation in Bishkek 1 night 
  • Karakol accommodation in the guesthouse 7 nights;
  • Full board;
  • Mountain guide during the whole program 
  • All transfer according to the program 
  • All permits and entrance fees according to the program.      

Excluded:

-international flights 

- rentals ski and avalanche equipment 

- personal expenses 

-change program 

- insurance