Climbing the Stok Kangri mountain, Ladakh, India:

Stok Kangri is a 6130 m mountain near Leh, Ladakh region, Indian Himalaya.

 

Walk description:

First day - from Stok village (3600 m) to Mano Karo camp (4400 m)  (tea house and campsite)  - 4 hours

Second day - from Mano Karo to the Base Camp (5000 m) - 2-3 hours

Third day - Optional acclimatization day at the Base Camp, including climbing to the Advanced Base Camp (5300 m) - 1.5-2 hours up, 45 min down.

Forth day - Climbing to the peak (~5-7 hours), going down back to the Base Camp (2-3 hours), optional going down to Mano Karo (1 hour)

Fifth day - from Mano Karo (or from the Base Camp) back to Stok (2-3 hours)

Walk description part 1 + map               Walk description part 2 + map
                                                  


General Tips:

The climb:

 

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Last updated 11-01-2008