With Stok Kangri becoming over crowded the more viable and quiter option of a trekking peak in Ladakh is Kang Yatze. It is a prominent peak in the Markha Valley. the peak has two summits. Kangyatse 1 is a challenging climb and typically only attempted by experienced mountaineers. Kangyatse II is lower at 6250m and is recommended for trekkers looking at an experience of climbing a 6000m peak. It is recommended to follow the Markha valley trek and acclimatise enroute and get then prepare for the climb. On a clear day from the summit views as far Nun Kun & Zanskar ranges in the West & the K2, Broad Peak & Gasherbrum Massif in the far North.
June, July & August
Join the Markha valley trek
Challenge of climbing a 6000m peak
Option to jointly complete the Markha valley trek and the climb
Quick access from Leh in terms of driving distance
The peak area is not as frequented as Stok Kangri offering a better experience