Mount Kun

Altitude 7077m, Grade: 3C

India operates a very formal and traditional system for climbing. Kun has to be booked and the peak fee paid well in advance. 

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Mount Kun was first offered as an expedition by Adventure Peaks in 2006. The twin peaks of Kun and Nun are located in the rugged and forbidding landscape of Zanskar in northern India and are the biggest in the region. These two towering peaks and their satellites; Barmal, White Needle and Pinnacle Peak form a horseshoe above the Suru river on the boarder of Kashmir and Zanskar. The route to Base Camp at the head of the Shafat glacier is at 4400m and accessible in a matter of days.

The ascent is a moderate snow and ice route suitable for those with previous climbing experience of Scottish 2/3 or Alpine AD.

Trip dossier

  • Estimated International flights from London (Flight inclusive package)
  • A British expedition team leader. Small groups may use a local leader.
  • Internal Air travel
  • Transfers to and from the in-country airport if flights booked with Adventure Peaks
  • Permits, charges, importation taxes and levies payable to the Local Authorities in connection with the expedition. 
  • Food, fuel and cooking equipment whilst on the mountain. 
  • Hotel and other accommodation on a Bed & Breakfast basis. 
  • All tents and other communal equipment necessary for the climb. 
  • Medical safety equipment and supplies. 
  • Communication equipment (each member on a Grade 3B or above are normally provided with a radio whilst on the mountain and the team is often supported with a Satellite telephone and e-mail facilities on extended expeditions at Base Camp). 
  • 90 – 120 litre kit bag for expedition members for UK based clients. A logoed top will be substituted for all clients residing outside of the UK and for returning customers. 
  • 15% discount off the RRP on equipment and clothing purchased at the Adventure Peaks shop
  • Personal climbing clothes and equipment. 
  • Personal insurance, visas, departure tax and inoculations.
  • Travel to and from UK airport (unless otherwise specified).
  • Transfers to and from the in-country airport if flights NOT booked with Adventure Peaks
  • Drinks and hotel or guest house meals unless specified. 
  • Personal medical supplies.
  • Personal use of communication equipment. 
  • Excess baggage. 
  • Tips for porters and local guides. 
  • Costs associated with an expedition finishing early. 
  • Costs associated with you leaving an expedition early. 
  • Costs associated with extending a trip due to bad weather or other circumstances.

It is vitally important that you have adequate travel insurance for your trip with Adventure Peaks. We recognise the complexity and variety of choice in the insurance market and know that many of you either have your own preferred insurer or have annual multi trip cover in place already. If this is the case, please ensure that your insurer is aware of your Adventure Peaks itinerary and can agree to cover the activities being undertaken.

Adventure Peaks do not provide any advice on travel insurance, although it is a requirement of our booking conditions that you have travel insurance which covers the activities which you are likely to be undertaking on your holiday. Cover must include emergency medical, helicopter evacuation, repatriation and rescue expenses.

It is strongly recommended that suitable cancellation insurance is purchased at the time of booking as all deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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6th Jul 2022 - 3rd Aug 2022
5th Jul 2023 - 2nd Aug 2023
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