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After leading a trek thru Markha valley in 1995 for Cambridge University girls I went back and climbed it following week with the idea of leading a group to ski it in 96. Early morning departure as snow then was laying soft and deep.

Thought it too avalanche prone for commercial adventures

Elevation (feet): 20,997
Elevation (meters): 6,400
Continent: Asia
Country: India
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug
Nearest major airport: Leh
Convenient Center: Hemis

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Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 6 trip reports for Kang-Yatze.

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  • Log #22348 - by Veronika BARTOVA on Oct 07, 2012
    Kang Yatze is a two day climb (BC to high camp and at 2 am from high camp to summit. We have summited together with Mingma Sherpa on September 15th 2012 at 7:15 am local time. We had good weather...
  • Log #11462 - by Corrado Casinovi on Sep 03, 2004
    Climbed the West Shoulder by the normal route together to Fabio,Carla,Mario,Heidi and Paolo.
  • Log #11463 - by De Boeck Johan on Oct 25, 2003
    We did a trekking from Lamajuru to Hemis via Markavalley. At Nimaling we took the way up to te Kang Yatsee Peak. Or "basecamp" was at a lake round 4790 m with a wonderful vieuw on the Kang...
  • Log #11465 - by Miquel Rafa on Mar 03, 2002
    Summited the NOrth Peak (6100m) with a Catalan group (Barbara Ortuño, Lluis Sanz) and two Ladaki guides (Tashi Gombo, Nawang), from the Nimaling plains in two camps. Our ascent was easy, using...
  • Log #11466 - by Francis Laleman on Sep 26, 2001
    To a well-trodden trekker, who would rather spend time in the company of merely oneself and an odd passer-by in the rain & mist & winds, than having to ease his way through often noisy...
  • Log #11467 - by John Schwelm on Mar 30, 2000
    After leading a trek thru Markha Valley, Ladakh in 1995 for a Cambridge Medical University girls 93rd year med students) I went back and climbed it following week with the idea of leading a group to...