Lenin Peak Expedition (7134 m.) 2019

Lenin Peak is situated between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in Pamir mountain chain. The mountan is one of the three seven thousander on the territory of Kyrgyzstan. The other two are Pobeda Peak (7439 m) and Khan-Tengri Peak (7010 m).

Generally, Lenin Peak is the starting point for those climbers attempting the “Snow Leopard” program. It is a particularly favorite place of both experienced mountain climbers and skiers. The classical route do not involve steep rock or ice climbing. To reach the top successfully one should have perfect personal physical condition, good stamina, acclimatization and appropriate climbing equipment. The main difficulties, for mountain climbers ascending the peak are the altitude, low temperatures, periods of bad weather and, of course, glacial crevices.

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.

Lenin Peak was discovered by Alexei Fedchenko in 1871 and was initially named Kaufman Peak. The first ascent to the summit was in 1928 by three German mountaineers: Karl Wien, Eugen Allwein and Erwin Schneider. In the Soviet period, the mountain climbers started gaining experience of altitude with Lenin peak. Nowadays, every year, over a thousand climbers from all over the world ascend the Peak. Besides Lenin Peak, there are two more Peaks on the territory of Kyrgyzstan over 7 000 meters above the level sea: Khan Tengri and Pobeda.

We do have fixed schedule for the month of July,Aug &Sep 2019. We can also arrange private expedition based on your dates. You can contact us.

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Expedition Cost:  SGD2900/pax (*Signup early before 31Dec2018 and enjoy $100 off)

THE FIXED Departure dates:

  • 02July-23July 2019
  • 09July-30July 2019
  • 16July-06Aug 2019
  • 23July-13Aug 2019
  • 30July-20Aug 2019
  • 06Aug-27Aug 2019
  • 13Aug-03Sep 2019

TRIP OVERVIEW:

Day 1. Arrival in Bishkek. Overnight in hotel

Day 2. Flight to Osh. Transfer to the base camp “Achik-Tash” (3600 m)

Day 3. Acclimatization in the BC, walk to the waterfall

Day 4. Acclimatization hike to the ridge of Petrovskiy Peak

Day 5. Climb to the Camp 1 (4400m)

Day 6. Ascent to Domashniy Peak (4700) or to Yuhin Peak (5100m)

Day 7. Preparation for the ascent

Day 8. Climb to the Camp 2 (5300m)

Day 9. Climb to the Camp 3 (6100m)

Day 10. Descent to the base camp (3600 m)

Day 11. Rest day

Day 12. Preparing for ascending.

Day 13. Climb to the Camp 1 (4400m)

Day 14. Climb to the Camp 2 (5300 m)

Day 15. Climb to the Camp 3 (6200 m)

Day 16. Ascent of the Lenin peak summit (7134 m) and descent to the Camp 3.

Day 17. Descent to the camp 1 (4400m)

Day 18. Descent to the base camp (3600 m)

Day 19. Reserve day

Day 20. Transfer to Osh. Overnight in hotel.

Day 21. Flight to Bishkek. Overnight in hotel.

Day 22. Departure home.

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1. Arrival in Bishkek, transfer to the hotel, hotel accommodation.

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 of the company “Ak-Sai Travel” 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.

*Please note that the above itinerary is intended to be a guideline only. Unforeseen problems with team fitness could occur and there is always the threat of bad weather to force last minute changes. This period will also include essential rest days taken at Base Camp.

The cost of packages include: 

  • Boundary zone permit, OVIR registration, visa support (if necessary)
  • Meeting/seeing off at the airport
  • Transfer Osh – Base Camp “Achik-Tash” – Osh (according to schedule)
  • Transfer Base Camp – Lukovaya valley – Base Camp (according to schedule)
  • Flight Bishkek – Osh – Bishkek (please note only 15 kg incl. hand luggage are free of charge!; Extra kilo costs about 2-3 USD)
  • Accommodation at a hotel with breakfast for 4 nights in total during the program. Check in 14:00, check out 12:00.
  • Lunch en route to/from BC
  • Supplying with the radio contact on the route, radio station is only for group not less than 3 people.
  • Registration with rescue team
  • Ecological fee
  • Guaranteed installed high altitude tents (2 pax in one tent) on 5300 m, 6100 m.
  • Group equipment: rope (if needed), gas and gas stoves, cooking set
  • High altitude food 

The cost of packages does not include: 

  • The cost of Kyrgyz visa.
  • International flight.
  • All optional deviations from the main itinerary
  • SGL hotel accomodation ( extra 40 USD for Osh-Osh package, 60 USD for Bishkek-Bishkek package)
  • Beverages and meals not included in main menu (meal in the cities)
  • All personal expenses (extra luggage fee, room service, medical expenses/insurance, etc.)
  • The services of a mountain guide and porters for ascending
  • The rent of personal mountaineering equipment for ascending

List of required equipment:

  1. Backpack – 85 liters
  2. Sleeping bag -1
  3. Sleeping pad – 1
  4. Harness – 1
  5. Carbines – 4
  6. Jumar – 1
  7. Crampons– 1
  8. Repshnur (6-7 mm) – 5 m
  9. Ice axe – 1
  10. Sun glasses – 1 or 2
  11. Torch (headlamp) -1 + set of spare batteries
  12. Ice screw -2
  13. Folding knife – 1
  14. Down jacket/parka -1
  15. Gortex: pants, jacket – 1 suit
  16. Polartec: jacket 200 -1; pants – 1 17. Thermal underwear – 1 suit
  17. Polartec 100 – 1 suit (jacket, pants)
  18. Polartec gloves -1
  19. Overmitts – 1.+ windproof -1
  20. Warm hat -1
  21. Balaclava -1
  22. Warm socks -2 pairs
  23. Socks
  24. Gamashi
  25. Sun protection crèam
  26. Figure-8 descender – 1
  27. Telescopic Sticks (poles). – 1
  28. Avalanche shovel –1
  29. High altitude boots – 1
  30. Trekking boots -1

If anyone needs to engage personal porters below is the costing for reference

The cost of porter services:

“Achik-Tash” BC (3600m) – Camp 1 (4400m): 3 USD/kg

Camp 1 (4400m) – Camp 2 (5300m): 6 USD/кg

Camp 2 (5300m) – Camp 3 (6100m): 8 USD/kg

Camp 1 (4400m) – Camp 3 (6100m): 14 USD/kg

The price is same for carrying up and carrying down.

Additional Services Available:

  • Individual Transfer Osh-Bace Camp “Achik-Tash”– 200 USD/jeep/minivan
  • Internet (WI FI) in C1 – 5 USD/hour
  • Laundry service (washing machine) in BC – 5 USD/kg
  • Bath in BC and C1 (capacity – 2-3 people)– 25 USD/hour

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