The road to Base Camp Maida Adyr is for drivers with strong nerves
Base Camp Maida Adyr is a high mountain camp at an elevation of 2.600m (8,530ft) above the sea level, located in Ak-Suu District, southeast Issyk-Kul Region, Kyrgyzstan.
Set high in the central Tien-Shan range, near the Chinese border, the road to the camp is totally unpaved and very challenging. It runs along the Inylchek River. Capable 4x4 vehicles only. The camp has cottages, tents, food, a shower, a bathhouse, radio communications and a satellite phone. There is also a helipad. Beyond the camp is no longer passable, with no bridges over deep rivers
Tucked away in the Inylchek valley, expect rain, fog and snow often. The highly challenging but very rewarding road to the camp is almost flat and very straight. It’s 14.9 km (9.25 miles) long, starting at Enilchek, a former miner town. The camp is used by all the climbers for ascents of both Khan Tengri and Peak Pobeda.
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