Matcha 2005: From Daugman village to Dvoynoy pass
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The start of the trek near Daugman village
Along the Kalai-Mahmud river
A large kosh before the bent of the Kalai-Mahmud river.
The Raigorodsky glacier
The Raigorodsky glacier, with peak Skalisty (5621m) in the back
At Kudaktyr Pass (Fiodor with a shepherd). Our next pass – Dvoynoy pass – is visible in the background.
Descending toward Kara-Kul-Katta lake
Lunch near Kara-Kul-Katta lake with friendly shepherds from Batkent (a small Kyrgyz town further north)
View of the first pass forming the “double” Dvoynoy pass (4090m)
Climbing Dvoynoy pass
Views while climbing
The other side of the first Dvoynoy pass
The second Dvoynoy pass. Though not higher than the first, there was much more snow here.