Lenin Peak is situated between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in Pamir mountain chain. The mountan is one of the three seven thousanders on the territory of Kyrgyzstan. The other two are Pobeda Peak (7439 m) and Khan-Tengri Peak (7010 m). Lenin Peak is the most accessible financially as well as technically.
The Achik-Tash base camp, from which the ascent begins, is situated in the Alpine meadows at an altitude of 3600 meters above the level sea. The next, Camp № 1, is located on the moraine, at an altitude of 4 400 meters. Both camps offer comfortable conditions for accommodation, and provide an ideal opportunity for rest and recovery after completion of the expedition.
Big groups can request any date for the ascent, but if you are an individual or smaller group do take an advantage of our Fixed departures!
from July 8 to July 29, 2018
from July 15 to August 5, 2018
from July 22 to August 12, 2018
from July 29 to August 19, 2018
from August 5 to August 26, 2018
from August 12 to September 2, 2018
Basic program: 22 days:
01.07.18 – arrival to Bishkek. Transfer to the Hotel.
02.07.18 – flight to Osh. Transfer to “Achik Tash” BC.
03.07.18-19.07.18 – acclimatization and ascending program.
20.07.18 – transfer to Osh.
21.07.18 – flight to Bishkek. Accommodation in Hotel.
22.07.18 – flight home.
Arrival at the airport. After retrieving baggage and passing customs control upon arrival at the “Manas” international airport, you will be met by a representative who will give you all the necessary documents and permits, after which you will be taken to the 3* hotel located in the center of our capital city – Bishkek.
Day 2. Flight to Osh. Transfer Osh-Achik-Tash.
After an early breakfast, the driver will pick you up and take you to the morning flight Bishkek-Osh. In Osh you will be met by our representative, and further on our transport you will be delivered to the Base Camp “Achik-Tash”.
Day 3. Acclimatization in the base camp, walk to the waterfall.
After the breakfast, group goes on acclimatization walk. Return to camp. Lunch. Rest. Checking of the high-altitude equipment.
Day 4. Acclimatization hike to the ridge of Petrovsky peak.
After breakfast, there would be an acclimatize hike to the ridge. Ascent up to the snow, up to a height of 4000 m. There are spectacular views of the Alai valley and the Achik-Tash tract from the top. Return to Base Camp for lunch. Rest, packing stuff for tomorrow trek to camp 1.
Day 5. Trek to the Camp 1 (4400 m).
After breakfast, we go to camp 1. The baggage can be sent by horse (for an additional fee). The path goes through the alpine meadows, through the Puteshestvennikov Pass, and further along the slope of the ridge along the Lenin Glacier. The path takes 4-7 hours.
Day 6. Ascent to Domashniy peak or to Yuhin peak 5100 m.
We leave camp after the breakfast. Ascent does not require special equipment. Depending on the status of the group, you can climb to the Home peak 4700 m, or go from the Domashniy peak and go up to the Yukhin peak of 5100 m. Return to Camp 1.
Day 7. Preparation for the ascent.
In the morning, we exercise on ice. We go through the rules of movement across the glacier, work in a rope team, climb and descent along a fixed rope, skills of self-rescue and rescue of the injured from a glacial fissure. Rest, packing stuff for tomorrow ascend to camp 2.
Day 8. Trek to the Camp 2. (5300 m).
We leave at 4 o’clock in the morning. Ascent along the northern slope of Lenin Peak. Moving on crampons, in rope teams, crossing glacial cracks. The transition takes 7-9 hours. Overnight in tents in camp 2. Self-cooking.
Day 9. Transfer to the Camp 3. (6100 m).
We leave at 9 am. In some meters a steep rise to the ridge. Moving along a wide ridge and again a steep ascent to the top of the Razdelnaya Peak. Moving on crampons in rope team. The average transit time is 4-6 hours. Overnight in camp 3, Self-cooking.
Day 10. Descent to the base camp 3600 m.
Early in the morning we start descent from camp 3 to Camp 1. Moving on crampons in rope team. Lunch in the camp 1. After lunch, descend to the base camp. Dinner at the base camp.
Day 11. Rest day.
Rest in the base camp.
Day 12. Rest day. Preparation for the ascent.
Rest in the base camp, packing for the ascent.
Day 13. Trek to the Camp 1 (4400 m).
You already have acclimatization and path takes less time and efforts.
Day 14. Trek to the Camp 2 (5300 m).
We leave at 4 o’clock in the morning. Ascent along the northern slope of Lenin Peak. Moving on crampons in rope team, crossing glacial cracks. Conducted after acclimation transition requires less time and effort. Overnight in tents in camp number 2. Self-cooking.
Day 15. Trek to the Camp 3 (6100 m).
We leave at 9 am. In some meters a steep rise to the ridge. Moving along a wide ridge and again a steep ascent to the top of the Razdelnaya peak. Moving on crampons in rope team. The average time is 4-6 hours. You already have acclimatization and path takes less time and efforts. Overnight in camp 3, Self-cooking.
Day 16. Ascent to the summit of Lenin Peak 7134 m. And descent to the Camp 3 (6100 m).
We leave before dawn. Moving on crampons in rope team. Move along a wide ridge to a steep snow-ice rise – “Knife” at an altitude of 6700m. There is a fixed rope. Further along the wide snowy fields and stony hills to the top.
Important! If climbers did not reach the summit before 14:00, they must turn back and descend to Camp 3
Day 17. Descent to the Camp 1 (4400 m).
Early in the morning we descent from the camp3 to Camp 1. Moving on crampons in rope team. Lunch in the camp 1. Rest.
Day 18. Descent to the Base Camp.
Trek to the base camp. The baggage can be sent by horse (for an additional fee). Handing certificates to those who ascend the summit.
Day 19. Reserve day
Reserve day in case of bad weather.
Day 20. Transfer from Achik-Tash to Osh. Hotel accommodation.
After breakfast, will be organized transfer from Base Camp to Osh. You will be delivered to hotel.
Day 21. Flight to Bishkek. Hotel accommodation.
After early breakfast, our driver will be taken you to the airport for the morning flight from Osh to Bishkek. In Bishkek you will be met and taken to the 3* hotel.
Day 22. Transfer to airport. Departure from Bishkek.
The driver will take you from the hotel at the necessary time and take you to the airport to the right flight.
Cost of the guided expedition Osh – Osh in 2018: 1870 USD per person.
- boundary zone permit, OVIR registration, visa support (if necessary)
- meeting/seeing off at the airport
- transfer Osh – Base Camp “Achik-Tash” – Osh (according with schedule)
- transfer BC – Lukovaya valley – BC (according with schedule)
- flight Bishkek – Osh – Bishkek and back (please note that local airlines allow only 15 free of charge luggage! Extra kilo costs about 1-2 USD)
- 4 nights at hotels with breakfasts (in Osh and Bishkek)
- lunch en route to/from BC
- rent of walkie-talkie
- registration with rescue team
- ecological fee
- air flights confirmation
- Experienced high altitude guide
- Installed high altitude tents on 5300м and 6200 м (2 pax in tent!)
- Group equipment: rope (if needed), gas and gas stoves, cooking set.
- High altitude products
Prices for porters service are not included in the package:
BC – C1 (4200 m) – 3 USD/kg
C1 – C2 (5300 m) – 6 USD/kg
C2 – C3 (6100 m) – 8 USD/kg
C1 – C3 (6100 m) – 14 USD/kg