Stok Kangri is the closest and a easy peak to climb from the north side. You should give enough time though to acclimatisation before starting the trek.
Route 4 days/ 3 nights
Day 1 – 90 min. drive to Stok Trek Point, 4 hrs. trek to Mankarmo (4200m.). Overnight in camp.
Day 2 – 3 hrs. trek to the base camp (4970m.) with slow climb of 700m. Overnight at camp.
Day 3 – Early start around 1am. It takes 6-7 hrs. to reach the summit and around 5 hrs. to get back to the Base camp. On a clear day you can have an amazing view of the peaks around Stok Kangri: Karakoram range and Zanskar range. Overnight at camp.
Day 4 – 5 hrs. trek to Stok Trek point, 90 min drive to Leh.
- Grade: Basic snow/ ice climb
- Best Time: June to September