Passes in Kyrgyzstan


Kyzyl Pass - Kyrgyzstan / Tajikistan - 4,292 meters - 14,080 feet

On highway M-41 at the Kyrgyzstan / Tajikistan border.

photos by Karst Postma, 8/13/2016


At the summit.

At the summit.

At the summit.

At the summit.

Google Maps

Google Maps

Google Earth

Google Earth

Notes from Karst: Kyzyl Pass, on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, on the way from Starry Tash to Murghab.



Moldo-Ashuu Pass - Kyrgyzstan - 3,446 meters - 10,630 feet

Between Ak-Tal and Song-Kul Lake.

photos by Karst Postma, 9/2/2016


South of the summit.

At the summit.

At the summit.

At the summit.

At the summit.

North of the summit.

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Google Maps

Google Maps

Google Earth

Google Earth

Notes from Karst: This took a lot of hair pins from the south to get to. On the north side of the pass you barely go
down in elevation to a high plateau with the beautiful and famous Son-Kul Lake where we stayed in a (tourist) yurt camp.



Taldyk Pass - Kyrgyzstan - 3,615 meters - 11,860 feet

On highway M-41 between Osh and Sary Tash.

photos by Karst Postma, 8/11/2016


At the summit.
 

At the summit.
 

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Google Maps
 

Google Earth, looking north.

Google Earth, looking west.

Notes from Karst: Located between Osh and Sary Tash (both in Kyrgyzstan).



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Last modified: December 12, 2016