North Ridge Route

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Sichuan Province, China, Asia
Route Type:
Technical Rock Climb
Time Required:
One to two days
Very hard

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North Ridge Route
Created On: Apr 11, 2003
Last Edited On: Apr 14, 2003


Build a base camp at the lakeshore (4600m).
It is the end of the glacier. It takes 2 days form Rilong Town.
There is no hut.
In Rilong Town, you can employs porters and horses to the base. The fee is as follows:
Porter : around $15 each day.
Horse : around $30 each day.

Route Description

Cross on the glacier and walking up to the lower part of the North Ridge (around 4900m). The North Ridge is left hand side of photograph (Mount Fattening Sheep Plateau : 5666m ).
It will take 3 houres from base camp.
After that you will have to find the route yourself.
For someone with climbing experience, it should be not so hard.

Essential Gear

Special gear needed to climb up to the top.
In summer season, usually no snow. But being a mountain there can always be unusual weather including snow fall.
In spring, fall and winter, the route is covered by snow and ice.

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North Ridge Route

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