Beginning of the route is the Butakovka gorge (before the barrier, there is parking) on the peak of Kotyrbulak (3022 m), the peak is in the crest between the peak of Bukreev and the peak Furmanovka.
By car from Al Farabi avenue we move along Gornaya street, in 5.5 km there will be a left turn to Butakovka gorge, we move along asphalt road, we pass Butakovka village (8 km from Al Farabi), asphalted road ends with abutting barrier, parking is available, total 14.5 km from Al Farabi, further we move on foot.
Start Butakovka (1841 m).
Finish peak Kotyrbulak (3022 m)
The distance to the peak of Kotyrbulak is 5.41 km.
The climb to a peak of 1181 m.
We move along the gorge, after 3,5 km we pick up a height of 700 m (the rise is not steep), here is the Upper Butakovsky Falls (beautiful photo), less prepared can finish the climb here.
Further, a steep ascent to the ridge begins on the peak of Kotyrbulak, we go out onto the crest (2900 m), then along the ridge to the peak of Kotyrbulak.
From the peak of Kotyrbulak to the peak of Bukreev is less than 1 km. You can go down the route through the peak Bukreeva — Pass Forest — Butakovka.