Choose distination in Ladakh to feel the joy of gaining height.
Mentok Kangri (6250m) lies in the valley of Changthang near Tsomoriri lake located in the village of Korzok, around 220 kms away from Leh town. you can be seen the first view of the peak and route to summit from Korzok village. You can achieve this height from three different directions, One is from the front of the peak, bit difficult, become more difficult during rainy days as there is threat of falling rocks from upward mountain. Takes time to dry but better to wait for complete dry of the land. The second route is via Korzok nallah. More easier than previous one, just need to follow the nallah till base camp arrive. It is good for those climbers who need proper acclimatization and want to achieve the height little by little. The third one is from back side of the peak, valley named Zalung, the route is bit far but easy to climb, known for trekking expedition. The route is good for those who want to trek at an altitude of more than 4000 mtrs. The view of the valley and lakes from the top of this peak is beautiful.