Three Summits In The Pamirs
Mountain Trekking and Climbing in the Lenin Peak Area
|Country of destination:||Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Mountains||View the route map »»|
|Tour itinerary, cities:||Osh - Base camp of Lenin Peak - Osh|
|Tour duration:||13 days / 12 nights|
Guarantee Dates Of Group Tours In 2017:
|Group №1. 09.07 - 21.07.2017||Group №2. 30.07 - 11.08.2017|
In this adventure tour mountain-lovers can test their abilities at high altitudes of Pamir Mountains. After receiving detailed instructions and a training course from experienced guides the participants can ascend three summits - Petrovsky (4,700 m), Yukhin (5,130 m) and Razdelnaya (6,148 m) Peaks - in the strikingly beautiful alpine area of the Pamirs using a full range of mountain equipment. All this makes the tour’s program quite unique.
Our mountain climbing guides will teach you the technique of climbing glaciers and snow-covered slopes, the rules of crossing crevasses, the basic skills of working in a rope team, the fundamentals of using professional mountain gear and the principles of belaying. You will become properly acclimatized and receive professional advices from our mountain guides about the climbing equipment and outfit requirements. As an individual program, you will have a most interesting mountain trek, which will include an ascent of Mount Razdelnaya (6,148 m) - one of the points on the classical climbing route to Lenin Peak.
This group mountain tour may also be good for those who want to familiarize themselves with the area to test the abilities of their organism at high altitudes before climbing Lenin Peak (7,134 m) on the following season, as a successful attempt on Razdelnaya Peak means you are quite ready to bid for the seven-thousander. Besides, you will go through all the preliminary stages professionals do when they prepare for the ascent of Lenin Peak, while this tour will allow you to fully understand what high mountains and high-altitude mountaineering are in reality and to get trained for ascending the seven-thousander.
We wish you a successful mountain trip and good weather!
- Tour program,
- Tour program in details
- Visas & permits
- List of equipments
|Day 1.||Arrival in Osh. Transfer to Mountain Yurt Camp (Base Camp) on Edelweiss Meadow at Lenin Peak foot (3,600m). A walking trip to lakes across Achik-Tash River Valley. Overnight at the Base Camp (3600m).|
|Day 2.||Hike up to Puteshestvennikov Pass (4,200m). Going further up along the ridge.
Overnight at the Base Camp (3,600m).
|Day 3.||Acclimatization ascent to Petrovsky Peak (4,700m).
Overnight at the Base Camp (3,600m).
|Day 4.||Transfer to the Tashkungeysay River valley. Setting up the advanced base camp.
Overnight. Altitude difference: 3,600-3,600 (~12 km).
|Day 5.||Climbing onto the north ridge of Yukhin Peak. Setting up the assault camp. You may need to work out a part of the route. Overnight. Altitude difference: 3,600-4,300 (~6 km).|
|Day 6.||Ascend to the top of the Yukhin Peak (5,130 m) with camping equipment. Descend to Camp 1 (4,400m). Overnight at the Camp 1 (4400m).|
|Day 7.||Rest day in Camp 1 (4,400m). Training on ice. Optional: ascending a 4,750-metre Peak.|
|Day 8.||Ascend to Camp 2 (5,300m). Overnight at Camp 2 (5,300m).|
|Day 9.||Ascend to the top of the Razdelnaya Peak (6,148m). Descend to Camp 2 (5,300m).
Overnight at Camp 2 (5,300m).
|Day 10.||Descend to Camp 1 (4,400m) and further descend to the Base Camp (3,600m).|
|Day 11.||Rest day/ Reserve day in case of bad weather. Overnight at the Base Camp (3,600m).|
|Day 12.||Drive from Base Camp of Lenin Peak to Osh. Hotel check-in. Overnight at the hotel.|
|Day 13.||Transfer to airport. Departure.|
|Price-list for the additional services 2017 »»|
Dates of transfers Osh - Base Camp - Osh for the season 2017:
|Group||Osh - BC||BC - Osh||Date of departure from Osh|
|The cost of the tour:|
|Osh - Osh||1270 USD/pax|
|SGL supplement||+180 USD/pax|
|•||Meeting/seeing off at the airport;|
|•||Transfer Osh - BC and BC - Osh on fixed dates;|
|•||Accommodation in hotels (double-room accommodation) with breakfast:|
|-||Osh (1 night);|
|•||Arrangement of all needed documents (permit to the border zone);|
|•||Lunch boxes during transfer Osh - Base camp - Osh;|
|•||High mountain guides` service for all period of active part;|
|•||Equipment to be used during the program:|
|-||High mountain tents at an altitude of 5300m and 6100m (2 persons in 1 tent);|
|-||Gas cans 230 (2 pieces for 1 person);|
|-||Main rope ∅ 9 ÷ 11 mm;|
|-||Portable radio station and GPS navigator (for guide);|
|-||Shared tinware for cooking during trekking part (to Yukhin peak) and at intermediate high mountain
camps C2 and C3 (to Razdelnaya peak).
|•||Fixed set of altitude products for the trekking part and the time of ascent from the Base Camp storage;|
|•||Sauna at Base Camp (3600 m) and shower in Camp 1 (4400 m);|
|•||Storage-yurt usage at BC and C1;|
|•||Medical services in Base Camp (3600 m) and Camp 1 (4400 m);|
|•||Guide consultant services;|
|•||Services in Base Camp (under the tour program) and Camp 1 during the tour program:|
|-||Accommodation in four- berth tents in Base Camp per 2-3 members (tents are equipped with electrical outlets, individual lighting - desk camp, wooden deck flooring, mattresses, covers, pillows and furnishing: blanket cover, pillowcases and bed sheet);|
|-||Accommodation in tents of Camp 1 per 2 members (tents are equipped with wooden decks, thermal isolation, foam mattresses);|
|-||Full board (3 daily hot meals made by professional cooks, including the option of vegetarian meals and special requests);|
|-||Yurt - companion cabins (decorated in the traditional, national style) with heating at Base Camp (3600 м) and Camp 1 (4400 м) for the rest, meals and entertainment (music, photo viewing, guitar, etc.);|
|-||Washstand and toilet usage at BC and C1;|
|-||Electricity usage: 220 В, 50 Hz;|
|-||Rescue party registration.|
!!! FREE BONUSES from Central Asia Travel:
|• Attention, BONUS № 1!! During this trek and ascent of Yukhin Peak you will only have to carry the equipment and clothing you may need on the following three days - days 4, 5 and 6! We shall transport the rest of your things (clothes, equipment and food), which you, assisted by the guide, prepare and pack in advance for the next ascent of Mount Razdelnaya, to Camp 1, where you will arrive as you descend from Yukhin Peak!|
|• Attention, BONUS № 2!! Your backpacks with clothes, equipment, food and whatever is necessary to set up a camp during the following three days - 4, 5 and 6 - will be carried on horseback to the advanced base camp! From the advanced base camp the horses are sent back to the Base Camp in the Achik Tash River valley, and you will carry your things for yourselves for the rest of the trip - on days 5 and 6.|
|• Attention, BONUS № 3!! You will not need to hire alpine tents and then carry them to and put them up in Camps 2 and 3! You would sleep in tents that our team had brought to and erected in these camps in advance, before the mountaineering season began.|
Cost does not include:
|•||Visa invitations and visa fees; - for the citizens of countries outside the CIS;|
|•||Medical expenses and insurance;|
|•||ICE fees (rescue team working, helicopter flights, medicines and medical service in Osh hospital, drawing of supporting documents, repatriation);|
|Price-list for the additional services 2017»»|
The dates for the arrival in the Base Camp from Osh and the departure from the Base Camp for Osh concerns all the members of a group; they are specified in the description of the option and depend on the group you belong to.
Attention!!! Everyone who has sent us a request regarding participation in this option - you should ensure the date of your arrival is such that you have time to get Osh/BC (before 07:00) on the first day of program depending on the group you are in (1st or 2nd). Leaving from Osh on 13th day according the program.
Each group starts joint working under the guide’s leadership from the first day of the active part of the expedition!
We look forward to your applications friends - any questions, just let us know!
Tour Program 2017 in details:
Visas and Permits
Kyrgyzstan allows visa-free entry for nationals of Russia and other SIC countries.
Since August 2012, nationals of another 44 countries have been allowed visa-free entry into and stay in Kyrgyzstan for the period of maximum 60 days, which makes a visit to the country easier and cheaper.
The 44 countries enjoying Kyrgyzstan visa-free regime are the following:
The regulations require that any visitor has a pass to the border guard zone Lenin Peak is located in. In order to get it, you will have to send us a photocopy of your passport and the due dates of your visit at least 1 month prior to it.
List of equipments
|Equipment to be used during the program«Three Summits In The Pamirs»|
|№||Equipments and clothes||Three Summits In The Pamirs:|
|Petrovsky Peak||Yukhin Peak||Razdelnaya Peak|
|1||Trekking boots (Scarpa kailash GTX, Salomon Quest 4D GTX, The North Face Wreck Mid GTX or similar) or hiking shoes (SALEWA MTN Trainer GTX, Garmont Dragontail MNT GTX or similar), andor sandals (Teva, Keen or similar) to travel within and between the lower camps (Base Camp and Camp 1). Besides, you need a pair of light and open footwear for Osh, which features high summer temperatures.||+||+||+|
|2||Boots for high attitude - leather or plastic, with two or three layers, for altitudes 6,000 m and higher (la Sportiva Nepal Evo, Scarpa Phantom, Scarpa Vega Inverno or similar).||+||+||+|
|3||Assault jacket GORE-TEX (RedFox Vector GTX III or similar).||+||+||+|
|4||Assault trousers GORE-TEX or Bib and brace overalls GORE-TEX (RedFox Vector GTX III or similar).||+||+||+|
|5||Downy jacket / PrimaLoft or ThermoBall synthetic insulated jackets (BASK Valdez or similar).||As one desires||As one desires||+|
|6||Bib and brace overalls GORE-TEX (for instance, RedFox Gravity GTX). Waterproof and windproof assault trousers (p.4), you do not need an overall.||+||+||+|
|7||Downy sleeping bag or a sleeping bag with synthetic insulation with comfort rating temperature not higher than -15 ºС (BASK MUSTANG 700+FP or similar).||+||+||+|
|8||Suit POLARTEC (for instance, jacket BASK Kondor V3 + trousers BASK Vinson Pro V2)||+||+||+|
|9||Skin tight linen thermals POLARTEC - two sets: thin thermals to wick moisture away from the skin (for instance RedFox Dry Zone) and thick ones for insulation (for instance, jacket + trousers BASK)||thin||thin||thin + thick|
|10||Mittens for the high altitude ascents downy orPrimaLoft (etc.) synthetic insulated (for instance, BASK Brooks-D V2orBASK Creative Mitten V3)
Insulated down or synthetic booties to sleep in - PrimaLoft etc. (for instance, Baffin Cush Booty)..
|Desired but not necessary||Desired but not necessary||+|
|11||Thin Gloves, Fleece, Polartec, WindBloc and thick insulated gloves (for instance, RedFox Ice)||+||+||+|
|12||Peaked cap or panama hat + insulated winter hat. A light sun runner cap(Outdoor Research Sun Runner Cap, Outdoor Research Activeice Cap or similar) or panama hat (Outdoor Research Conzumel Sombrero, Outdoor Research Helios Sun Hat or similar) + insulated hat (Outdoor Research Windwarrior Hat, Outdoor Research Peruvian Hat or similar).||+||+||+|
|14||High gaiters to protect your feet from snow (for instance,Outdoor Research Rocky Mountain High Gaiters).||+||+||+|
|15||Socks-POLAR, thermal socks, like Boreal TREK Thermolite or similars + ordinary socks.||+||+||+|
|16||Balaclava(BASK THOR V2, BASK Cascade V2 or similar) or thermal buff Thermal Buff).||-||-||Desired but not necessary|
|17||Metallic vacuum flask 0.5 - 1.0 litres or Polar vacuum bottle with insulation (it is easier).||+||+||+|
|18||Mat "KARIMAT". A thin mat + thin air mattress would be a better choice, likeTherm-A-rest Neo-Air XLite (comfort and warm).||+||+||+|
|19||Backpack for ascent 50-70 with a rain cover to prolong the service life of your backpack and accessories.||+||+||+|
|20||Clumps-right and left - 1 piece. Or easier one WildCountry Ropeman or Petzl Tibloc.||-||-||+|
|21||Belay arrangement “figure of 8 knot”. Much more actual is Petzl Reverso,and the better is Black Diamond ATC Guide, "ВЕНТО Лукошко" or similars.||-||-||+|
|23||Carabin with muff (3+1 pieces).||-||-||+|
|24||Two cords (cordalettes), 6-7 mm in diameter and 4-5 m in length.||+||+||+|
|25||Ice screws (2 peaces).||-||-||+|
|26||Snow shovel (1 pc per 1 tent would be enough).||-||-||+|
|28||Sun cream (SPF 25-40).||+||+||+|
|29||Transport trunk. Not essential, but it facilitates the transportation of the things to Base Camp and further horseback transportation to Camp 1.||+||+||-|
|31||Crampons; they must fit your boots.||+||+||+|
|32||Ice-axe with a straight shaft and without accessories; should be selected based on your stature (for instance, Black Diamond Raven).||+||+||+|
|33||Snow goggles + spare sunglasses.||+||+||+|
|34||Telescopic walking sticks.||+||+||+|
|36||Rope (nylon, seylon) 8.6 - 10 mm, 30 - 60 m.
Its length depends on the number of people in a roped team. In sports 45 m for 2 persons and 60 m for 3 persons (with a distance of 15 m between climbers) are regarded optimal lengths.
|37||Tent 2-3 m.||+||+||+|
|38||Gas stove for threaded cartridges.||+||+||+|
|39||Gas cylinder (230 ml.).||+||+||+|
|41||Radio station metric waves (not essential, can be taken on the site for a deposit).||+||+||+|
|42||First-aid kit (personal + group).||+||+||+|
Profile of the route using Google Earth. Petrovsky peak (4,700 m)
Profile of the route using Google Earth. Yukhin peak (5,130 m)
Profile of the route using Google Earth. Razdelnaya peak (6,148 m)
Photos of the tour:
Videos of the Lenin peak region:
|Pamir Experience 2016||Base Camp Surroundings
On The Foot Of Lenin Peak
|Lenin Peak Slideshow||
Descent to the glacier’s crevasse. Lenin Peak
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