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Stok Kangari Ascent

Listed under Trekking in Kashmir, India.

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  • Photo of Stok Kangari Ascent
  • Sand Mandala. Ladakh
  • Stok Khangri, 6129m
  • Beautiful spot for Breakfast on the way to Stok Khangri
  • Negotiating the route to the summit of Stok Khangri.
  • Approaching Stok Khangri at dawn.
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This is one of the best known trekking peaks in the Himalayas. It’s a relatively straight forward 20,000 foot peak from which you can see snow and ice peaks in all directions including K2. In the lead up to the climb, the trek passes through cultivated valleys during which you acclimatise to the altitude and visit villages, ruined castles and monasteries and finish in Leh from where you start your ascent. This is a 25 day trek.

Written by  Steve Berry.

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