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Detailed map of Son kol

Postby stevesayskanpai » Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:12 pm


Is there anywhere you can get a detailed map of Son Kol? I'm going to have 2 nights to spend in yurts coming from and back to Kyzart, and am trying to work out exactly where Jamanechki, Tuz-Ashu and Kilemche are and which route / places to stay each night are best.

The info in the lonely planet is fairly sparse and I'm worried I just won't know where to go when walking there on my own.

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Re: Detailed map of Son kol

Postby bwv812 » Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:57 pm

You could try the "Soviet Military Maps" Android app. ...
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Re: Detailed map of Son kol

Postby Richard Smits » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:02 am

...or Openstreetmap and apps that use it (, Backcountry Navigator, Locus Map, etc.). Soviet military maps can also be found at
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Re: Detailed map of Son kol

Postby Julia » Mon May 25, 2020 4:29 pm


OsmAnd application for navigation has trails, passes and yurt camps marked around Son Kol.
Although it's not as detailed as you need. Names of yurt camps are not shown there.
If you need a particular yurt camp will have to find out its location.
Also check gps treks on wikiloc. There are quite some.

Sorry don't know detailed maps. Hopefully someone will advise. But with additional research for extra details OsmAnd is really great for independent trekking.
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Re: Detailed map of Son kol

Postby robert » Tue May 26, 2020 9:30 pm

Old soviet military maps are also always a good option. They might be outdated, but they have a high resolution and some things haven't changed ;)

Here's a link to Song Kul area.
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Re: Detailed map of Son kol

Postby steven » Wed May 27, 2020 7:14 am

There is a good paper trekking map of the Song Kol area actually: ... king/#maps
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