1+ day ice climbing program in the Kyrgyz range

Join Yaroslav, an IFMGA-certified guide, on this 1+ day ice climbing program in the Kyrgyz range and enjoy an amazing adventure in Kyrgyzstan.




Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range

Tian Shan

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jan, Feb

Type of Trip

Not specified



    This ice climbing program in the Kyrgyz range is a perfect getaway adventure from Bishkek, in Kyrgyzstan.

    Bishkek is the capital and biggest city of Kyrgyzstan. The Kyrgyz Ala-Too mountain range –usually known as the Kyrgyz range- is located around 40 km south from the city, so it provides some spectacular contrasts with it.

    These mountains are a western spur of the major Tien-Shan mountain system, which stretches for 370 km through the countries of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. There are many gorges close to Bishkek, with high waterfalls that freeze during winter and are the perfect spot for ice climbing.

    The program is designed for all skills and levels. So either if you want to start learning how to walk with crampons in ice, or you’re an experience ice climber looking for long and steep walls, I know the right spot for you.

    We’ll meet early in the morning and we’ll drive to the place according your skills and wishes. The drive usually takes around 1 or 2 hours. Then we hike for a little bit to get to our designates ice wall.

    I always take all the group equipment and, although we can go in groups of 4 people, If there are more than 2 clients I take an extra guide with me, so we can offer you a personalised experience.

    So don’t hesitate and send me a request to make this 1+ day ice climbing program in the Kyrgyz range your next adventure! You can book me for 1 or more days, and bear in mind that this is a perfect trip to do in a weekend, so you can enjoy more ice climbing time. 

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    Price per person, per day

    Group of 1
    200 USD

    Group of 2
    150 USD

    Group of 3
    120 USD

    Group of 4
    100 USD


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee
    • Transport during the trip
    • Permit and entrance fees
     Price could change depending on the exact route and location, please contact me for details.

    Other details

    Skill level required


    Fitness level required

    Open to everyone

    Meeting point


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    Required equipment:

    Alpine boots;

    Crampons suitable for your boots;



    Ice-climbing tools;

    Back pack 40 – 55 L.;

    Wind/waterproof trousers and jacket;


    Warm clothes;

    Snow gaters;

    Sun glasses;

    Sun cream.

    I will take all necessary group equipment. If you don’t have some of the personal gear, please tell me in advance, I'll try to find it for you.


    About the Guide


    I’m an IFMGA-certified mountain guide and I'm part of the Kyrgyzstan Mountain Guide Association (KMGA). I organize for my friends and clients trekking, mountaineering, climbing and ski touring trips and expeditions in Kyrgyzstan. Come and enjoy great climbing in the Ala-Archa Valley or sign for the challenging adventure of ascending Peak Lenin. I’ll be glad to organize for you the trip you are looking for and spend a good time with you in my mountains while sharing my experience as a mountain guide and my knowledge about my country.



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