Tours and excursions in the Dzungarian Alatau -
Trekking and hiking in the Dzungarian Alatau -
The Sapozhnikov Glacier is located at an altitude of 3784 meters above sea level, with a length of 3.3 kilometers, an area of 4.64 square kilometers, a perimeter of 9.27 kilometers. The upper boundary of the glacier is located at an altitude of 3784 meters above sea level. The main part of the glacier is located at an altitude of 3125 meters above sea level, belongs to the Kora River basin. 3.1 kilometers to the northwest of the Sapozhnikov Glacier, there is a small Bezsonov glacier with a length of 4.9 kilometers.
How to get there, visit -
The Sapozhnikov Glacier is located in the upper reaches of the Kora Gorge in the Dzungarian Alatau ridge, in the Eskeldinsky district of the Almaty region.
GPS coordinates: N44°54'11" E79°27'23"
6.7 kilometers southwest of the Sapozhnikov Glacier is the 5.4-kilometer-long Tronov Glacier. 3.2 kilometers northeast of the Sapozhnikov Glacier is the Altynsarina Glacier with a length of 5.4 kilometers. There are 1,369 glaciers with a total area of 1,000 square kilometers in the mountains of the Dzungarian Alatau. About 42 cubic kilometers of water have been preserved in glaciers. Glaciers occupy a high-altitude belt from 3000 meters above sea level to the crest of the ridge 4000 - 4360 meters above sea level. Moraines cover from 4-5% to 10-20% of the glacier surface. The firn line on glaciers runs at an altitude of 3480 to 3840 meters above sea level, depending on the exposure and morphological type of glaciers.
Sapozhnikov Glacier in Dzungarian Alatau, Almaty region