Lenin Peak (7134m) 21-day guided climbing expedition

Ivan is an IFMGA-certified mountain guide who wants to take you to the Lenin Peak summit in a 21-day expedition. Challenge yourself with this incredible guided ascent!

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

21 days

Mountain Range

Pamir

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jul, Aug

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
     

    It’s my pleasure to propose you this expedition to the summit of Lenin Peak (7134m), a 21-day trip in which you’ll experience a unique adventure in Kyrgyzstan.

    Lenin Peak is a mountain of the Pamir Mountain Range which lies just on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, in the High Badajshán province.

    This 7134-meter peak belongs to the larger Trans-Alay Mountain Range. In fact, it is the 2nd highest summit in Tajikistan and the 3rd in the former Soviet Union. However, and despite of its altitude, it is considered one of the easiest peaks to climb. That is why Lenin Peak is a famous destination for those who are in search of an over-7000-meter climbing challenge!

    The perfect months to enjoy this expedition are July and August. During the summer, the climate conditions are generally stable. However, when you surpass the 5000 meters of height the atmosphere can become a bit dense and hot.

    There are several routes to the Lenin Peak summit. I recommend the classic route. This trail starts in the north side of the mountain and is not as demanding as other options. It is a suitable route for those climbers with little experience and basic technical skills. Before getting to the summit I will make sure that you are really prepared. Therefore, we will take several days for acclimatization by ascending and descending from the campsites.

    The way up to the summit is really amazing with stunning landscapes around. So, there are no excuses. You will enjoy this expedition to the fullest!

    Regarding our base camp, it is located on a large meadow at 3600 meters above sea level. The way to this campsite will take us through the Edelweiss meadow and then, across a narrow and steep path which leads us to the Puteshestvennikov Pass (4200 m).

    Once we cross that pass, we’ll find a glacial moraine that we must face so we reach the Lenin Glacier. And on the left side of the glacier is our permanent base camp. It’s also worth mentioning that this area provides toilet facilities, running water and electricity.

    At the bottom of this description you can find a day-by-day itinerary of my program to the Lenin Peak.

    I have some fixed departures in July and August, you can see the dates below. I can take a maximum of 4 people per guide, but we can provide additional guides if you are a larger group. The final price of this expedition will depend on the group size and additional services in camp 2 and camp 3 (tents, meals, etc).

    Please feel free to send me a request if you wish to proceed with the reservation process. I will be happy to guide you through a region I love! Fill the form and let’s plan your next trip up to the top of Lenin Peak. 

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    1995 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • All meals during trip
    • Transport to the start of the trip
    • Transport during the trip
    • Permit and entrance fees
     The price is at a ratio of 3-4 people per guide. There is no limit for group size. We will provide additional guides if needed. THE PRICE INCLUDES: All necessary administrative fees and taxes in Kyrgyzstan (including registration, climbing permit, environmental protection, letter of invitation for the Kyrgyzstan visa if it’s necessary,etc.) - Meeting/seeing off at the Osh airport - Altitude equipment (up to Camp 1) : tents, gas, gas stoves, cooking set - High altitude food - Accommodation in Osh (2 nights in a double-room hotel with breakfast - All surface transfers necessary for normal realization of the tour (in Osh, bus or truck to the Base Camp and back) - Full board accommodation in BC and Camp 1 (tents for 2 people and 3 meals a day, unlimited number of days inside the 21 days program) - All necessary equipment of the BC and Camp 1: two-people tents with plastic mats for climbers habitation, mess tent with table and chairs, gas-stove kitchen with kitchen- Equipment, electric generator 220V, 50HZ, sauna or shower (in the BC only), guide- Consultant’s services, cook in BC and Camp 1 - High altitude mountain guide - First aid kit - Ecological fee per expedition member -Registration in rescue team. // THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: Luggage transportation on flights (more than 15 kg – 0.60 Euros per kg) - Meals in cities: Bishkek and Osh –full board 30 Eur per day - Accommodation in Bishkek (35 Eur per person per night in DBL) - Flights Bishkek-Osh-Bishkek (130 Eur aprox) - Rent of personal mountaineering equipment - Visa cost - All changes during the program (transfers, more days in base camp or in Osh/Bishkek) - Porters - Drinks and personal expenses - Unexpected premature evacuation -Insurance
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Bishkek Airport- Arrival at Osh

      Arrival to the Manas International Aiport in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan and flight to the city of Osh. Transfer to hotel. Or direct arrival to Osh city. Night in the hotel.

    • Day 2Achik-Tash Base Camp (3,600m)

      Transfer (280 km, about 8 hours) from Osh to Achik-Tash Base Camp.
      Arrival to the Base Camp (BC, 3600 m). Accommodation in 2-people tents. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

    • Day 3Altitude adjustment around Base Camp-First Stage
    • Day 4Climb to Camp 1

      Second phase of adaptation, climb to Camp 1 (4,200m).

    • Day 5Yukhin peak (5100m)

      Ascent to Yukhin Peak (5100 m). Night in tents in the summit.

    • Day 6Return to Camp 1
    • Day 7Rest day at Camp 1
    • Day 8Climb to camp 2 (5200m)
    • Day 9Ascent to camp 3 (6,100m)and descent to Camp 2
    • Day 10Climb to camp 3 (6100m)
    • Day 11Descent to Camp 1 and then to Base Camp
    • Day 12Rest day in Camp 1
    • Day 13Beginning of climb-Lenin peak summit attempt -Camp 1
    • Day 14Camp 2
    • Day 15Ascent to Camp 3
    • Day 16Lenin Peak - Summit day (7134m)

      Summit day: we climb up to the summit (7134 m) and descend back to Camp 3.

    • Day 17Reserve day
    • Day 18Return to Base Camp
    • Day 19Transfer to Osh by bus-Overnight at hotel
    • Day 20Flight directly from Osh to home or to Bishkek. Overnight in the hotel.
    • Day 21Flight back home from Bishkek

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    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    You can arrive to Bishkek airport or directly to Osh airport

    Accommodation

    -We will stay in double room in hotels while in the city and we will camp during the ascent.

    -The price includes accommodation in Osh, but Bishkek hotels are not included in the final price (double-room around € 32 per night).

    More info

    - Climbers have to bring their own tents and meals for climbing above the Camp 1.

    - Please note that you may need to make the visas papers of Russia and Kyrgyzstan.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I'm an IFMGA-certified guide and have been guiding for the past 15 years.

    I got the chance to do beautiful ascents like the Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, Monte Rosa, Mont Cook, McKinley, 7000m Peaks in ex-USSR, technical climbing In the Caucasus, new climbing routes in the USA, ski-touring in Alps, Russia etc.

    I'm an expert in the Elbrus region. I know every corner of it and will be happy to guide you to the summit, at 5.642m high, skiing or walking.
    Please get in touch with me and let's leave together for a wonderful adventure in the incredible Caucasus mountain range!

    I work together with a group of guides, so if I'm not available, either Nikolay or Victor will guide you!

    My favorite saying: "We will either find a way, or make one".

     
     
    FROM 1995 EURper person
     

     

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