SKAGIT ALPINISM

A Taste of Khan Tengri

October 10th, 2018

Khan Tengri is one of a bunch of mountains that often get called “one of the most beautiful mountains in the world.” I think those statements are pretty silly, since beauty is so extremely subjective, but I do personally think that Khan Tengri is a particularly beautiful mountain. I’ve felt that way since first seeing photos of it, which must’ve been well more than a decade ago. It is a steep pyramid, much higher than […]

Nikita on the slopes of "Chapayev Shoulder," part of Khan Tengri's northern normal route.