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próximo a Ozërnyy, Almaty Oblysy (Kazakhstan)
Equipment required (minimum):
- standard hiking kit (good camping tents, air sleeping pads, ~ -5 C sleeping bags);
- warm clothes (down jacket, fleece, good thick softshell pants);
- ice axe;
- individual ropes (10-15 m paracord);
- sunglasses; and
- altitude sickness medicine.
It's better to buy tickets to the National park in advance (otherwise you'll have to pay the 'fines'). A permit to enter the border zone can be obtained in the Observatory near (~2 km) the Big Almaty Lake.
Basic glacier walking and advanced river crossing skills are required.