Peak Lenin

For you to travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will visit the Peak Lenin, which is situated in the Osh region and borders with Tajikistan. It is more convenient to travel here but first it is necessary to rent a car. Its height is about 7134 m and considered to be the third highest mountain from Soviet period, which is shaped like a “high armchair”. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you may not see its top due to cloudiness if there is a failure of choosing cars for rent, but still you have a chance to see it in your trip. The peak remains pyramid and the northern slope being is very sharp.

The first discovery was found by the famous Russian explorer of Central Asia A.P. Fedchanko in 1871, when he came to the Northern Pamirs and made distribution to the geography of the Pamir Mountains. The peak has many names as the Peak Kaufman, which is called for the sake of Russian Governor General as well as Kuh-i-Gamo (Warm Mountain). In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will know that the first mountain expedition was held in 1929. There were two climbers who reached the glacier and thought why not to reach the highest mountain in the Zaalaiskii range? The next expedition was done by the professional mountaineers of Soviet Red Army. They conquered the Peak Lenin after two attempts, which is the highest peak in the world, covered by thick layers of snow. In addition, there was one more expedition from North face, where 3 people reached the peak on 8th of September in 1934. We think it is very interesting to know about mountain climbers in your tour in Kyrgyzstan.

In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will know learn that, there were many attempts, but most significant was held in 1967, where 301 people dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Soviet Union. There many representatives from abroad, including 20 women and they opened new 16 routs expedition on the Southeast face, which is considered to be most difficult.

You can easily come in Kyrgyzstan and reach this 7000 m mountain; it is very popular among travellers. But it is anyway required to find the service of the car rent companies.

In your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told that, there were a lot of climbers who died on mountains due to weather changes. In 1974, B-women group tragically died in their mountain serf due to storm that perished them one by one. The next tragedy happened in 1991, where an earthquake 43 climbers and 1 survived. The following tragedies are considered to be worst in the history of mountain. In the course of your tour in Kyrgyzstan you will have opportunity to visit main camp as: Achik Tash, which is near to Lukovaya Polyana (Wild Onion Field).