Climbing to Big Chimgan, one of the highest peaks - 3309 m, part of the Chatkal Ridge of Western Tien Shan offers fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding nature. Big Chimgan is one of the most popular holiday destinations, to get to this mountain is simple: It is located only 80 km from Tashken.
Then the path runs along the broad and comfortable crest to a height of 3000 m. Halt 10-15 min.
Further the way is getting more complicated, then there is a bypassing of the two gendarmes with rope handrail. You can make a halt near the grotto. After the second gendarme path becomes steeper and more difficult. From the Grotto to the top - 1.5 - 2 hours. In the spring and early summer the path passes through the firn snow, and then you need to use ice axes and crampons.
Patchy the rope insurance is needed. Usually, the route ends near triangulation mark (2,295 m). This top (3309 m) is located on 300 m. Offers views to the south and Pulatkhan Plateau. After half an hour of rest there is a descent along the path of ascension.
Tour price per person - from $ 147.