3822 meters of road climbing. Tien Shan. 2015.

The Terskei-Alatau ridge, lying to the south of Issyk-Kul lake, is cut by three roads. In the western part of the ridge is the road to Charyn and further, past the lake Chatyr-Kul, to China, Kashgar. In the central part, a few meters from the shore, the road begins along the Barskaun River, to the Kumtor gold mine. Finally, the third road, in the eastern part of the ridge, leads to the village Inylchek. Continue reading “3822 meters of road climbing. Tien Shan. 2015.”