Mount Tagharma or Taghalma, and Wi-tagh
May, June, July & August
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Mustagh Ata (7,546 m) comes on the right side of the Karakoram Highway to Kashgar. This beautiful peak is well known for ski climbing among 7,000 m peaks. There is only a one day trek to base camp from Sobash.
Mustagh Ata is one of the 50 highest peaks on earth and occupies an isolated location on the western edge of China’s Xinjiang Province. We approach the mountain by crossing the Khunjerab Pass. With the standard route following the gently-angled southwest slopes, the mountain presents no great technical problems and success will depend on good weather conditions and our well-proven program of acclimatization. It’s not just a mountaineering expedition, but also an epic journey into Central Asia, including a visit to Kashgar. This is the perfect trip for those who want to test themselves at altitude.