Matcha 2005: From Daugman village to Dvoynoy pass

 

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The start of the trek near Daugman village

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Along the Kalai-Mahmud river

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A large kosh before the bent of the Kalai-Mahmud river.

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The Raigorodsky glacier

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The Raigorodsky glacier, with peak Skalisty (5621m) in the back

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At Kudaktyr Pass (Fiodor with a shepherd). Our next pass – Dvoynoy pass – is visible in the background.

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Descending toward Kara-Kul-Katta lake

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Lunch near Kara-Kul-Katta lake with friendly shepherds from Batkent (a small Kyrgyz town further north)

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View of the first pass forming the “double” Dvoynoy pass (4090m)

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Climbing Dvoynoy pass

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Views while climbing

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The other side of the first Dvoynoy pass

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The second Dvoynoy pass. Though not higher than the first, there was much more snow here.

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Photos:

-          From Kshemysh river to Shurovski glacier

-          From Mingteke pass to Kara-Tur valley

-          From Djiptyk valley to Vorukh enclave