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Aktru peak (4044 m) – mysteries of the Chui steppe

COMBINED TOUR – CLIMBING AKTRU (4044 M), NATURAL AND HISTORICAL MONUMENTS OF THE CHUI STEPPE

Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
  • Cost

    39500 ₽ with excursions on the kurai steppe

    35000 ₽ without excursions (from 5 tourists)

  • DURATION

    10 days

  • ACCOMODATION

    three-four-person tents on the route

    a night in the local Altai housing costs 1000 rubles.

    night in the house Aktru 1200 rubles

  • TOUR AREA

    The North-Chuyskiy ridge (gorge Aktru)

  • TOUR DATES

    05.06.-14.06.2020

    + on-request

The combined tour-the top of Aktru (4044 m), the mysteries of the Chui steppe-is a hike in the harsh snowy mountains, and therefore a real “test of strength of spirit”, it is an acquaintance with the history of ancient mountains and peoples, and hence the knowledge of their place in this world. Translated from the Altai language, “Aktru” means the white house, the hospitality of which we offer you to feel and breathe with all your heart.

You will get acquainted with the history and beauty of the Altai Mountains:

Martian landscapes of the foothills of the Chui steppe

  • Historical monuments of ancient peoples of the Chui steppe
  • The top Dome of the Three Lakes 3556м (1B)
  • Beautiful trekking to the Blue lake
  • And the culmination: the ascent of one of the main four-thousandth peaks of the North Chui ridge — Aktru 4044 m!

And for those who want to go to the level below — our special route https://asiatrek.org/napravleniya/dve-vershiny.html or https://asiatrek.org/napravleniya/uikend-v-aktru.html

Creative people will also find something to do: https://asiatrek.org/napravleniya/plener-v-aktru.html

Program

Day 1

Transfer Novosibirsk-Kurai

Meeting in Novosibirsk at 08.00., intermediate stops are possible in Barnaul, Biysk, Gorno-Altaisk. Then we move along the Chui highway to the village of Kurai.

Day 2

Arrival in the village of Kurai, where we are waiting for an all-terrain vehicle in the Aktru gorge through The kurai steppe and the valley of the Aktru river. Our trip will go to the ancient mountaineering camp “Aktru” (2000 m above sea level). In a way 48 km. 2-3 h (the last-8 km, difficult for transport a site of a way, it is possible to pass on foot). Our campsite is located on the shore of the lake (height 2 150 m). Preparation for the exit to the mountains, safety instructions, if desired-acclimatization exit to the glacier M. Aktru.

Day 3-4

Early ascent and exit, by noon through a narrow gorge sandwiched between two giant rocks, we will climb to the observation deck under the top of the dome of the Three Lakes. Alpine meadow. Ndash. We will visit one of the three Alpine huts that have been installed by glaciologists on the Northern Chui ridge.

The next morning-ascent to the top of the dome of the Three Lakes (3556 m) on the glacier. Stunning views and panoramas of mountain peaks. In the evening we go down to the base camp, where we are waiting for the bath. On the way 3 km (10-12 h).

Day 5

Day of rest (day of rest). In the Lower camp there is a volleyball court.

Day 6

Transition to the Blue lake, 2840 M, 5 km., 3-4 hours.

Today we have to make a hike to the Blue lake, which is located at an altitude of 2800 meters in the moraine pocket of the Bolshoy Aktru glacier. The main part of the way passes through the glacier Big Aktru. Passing by the “sheep’s foreheads” – rock takeoff, continue the climb to the lake, next to which is the house of glaciologists. We set up an assault camp and conduct an ice lesson.

Day 7

Attempt to rise V. Aktru (2A, 4044 m).

Early rise. The approach to the route takes up to 3 hours, there are many cracks on the glacier, so the movement is carried out in bundles. The ascent of the snow-ice slope is also carried out in bundles, with minimal snow cover. At the top of the route is aligned and get to the top is not difficult. You are at the top of the main mountain of the gorge-4044 m. Descent on the way up. The total time of ascent from the Blue lake and return to the camp “Aktru”, where we are waiting for the bath-14-16 hours, 15 km.

Day 8

Spare day for climbing attempt

Day 9

Transfer to the village of Kurai, and from there to the camp Tydtuyary by car 100 km. Excursion to the place called “Mars”, a walk through the valley of nesting black vultures

Day 10

Excursion to the geyser lake. Transfer to Novosibirsk. Arrival at 24.00.

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Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
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Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe
Aktru peak (4044 m) - mysteries of the Chui steppe

What is included in cost:

  • transfer Novosibirsk-Altai-Novosibirsk
  • full 3 meals a day (when climbing lunch is replaced by a snack with warm tea)
  • General equipment, tent accommodation, first aid kit
  • guide service
  • transmitters
  • bath-house (2 washes)
  • migration registration of foreign citizens

What is not included in the cost:

  • the tickets for the train / plane
  • single tent, sleeping bag, backpack, Mat (rent on request)
  • climbing crampons, climbing system, descent device, lifting device, 3 carabiners, ice axe and helmet (rental on request)
  • visiting cafes / canteens / restaurants
  • accommodation in campsites / hotels / houses along the route (on the t /b “Altai-Aktru” from 1200 rubles). It is better to book in advance!
  • horse riding, antler baths
  • accident insurance before and during the active part of the route (can be ordered from us)
  • visa (on request-support)
  • translator (on request-we provide)
  • Porter (on request-we provide)

Attention!!!

During the hike the instructor reserves the right to make changes to the route

Requires a good physical form of, experience climbing desirable until 3000-3500 forge the organization provides participants opportunity liquidate vigil camp cuisine, and in the same time any possible aid instructors will welcome

We will be able to book your place in the trip only with 30% prepayment. In case of cancellation more than a month before the start of the tour, the prepayment will be refunded in full. In case of cancellation less than a month before the start of the tour the prepayment is not refundable

The cost is relevant when recruiting a group of 5 participants. For a group of 2 people the cost increases by 20 %, for a group of 4 people-by 10%.

Stop dreaming, let’s go on a hike!