Lenin Peak


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Lenin Peak

or

Ibn Sina Peak,

formerly

Kaufmann Peak

(kouf`mən), 23,405 ft (7,134 m) high, on the border of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Also known as Kuh-i-Gamo [warm mountain], it is the highest point in the Trans-Alai range, and in the USSR its height was exceeded only by Communism Peak (now Ismoili Somoni PeakIsmoili Somoni Peak,
24,590 ft (7,495 m) high, NW Tajikistan, in the Pamir; the highest point in Tajikistan. Originally called Garmo Peak, it was determined (1932–33) the highest peak in the USSR and was renamed Stalin Peak. In 1962 the peak was renamed Communism Peak.
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) and Pobeda Peak. When it was renamed after Lenin in 1928 it was believed to be the highest point in the USSR. Since 2006 Tajikistan has officially called it Ibn Sina Peak.

Lenin Peak

 

the highest peak in the Zaalai range. It is in the central part of the range, on the border between the Kirghiz and Tadzhik SSR’s, and rises to 7,134 m. The crest of the range has an unbroken mantle of neve and ice. The Bol’shoi and Malyi Saukdara glaciers (25.2 and 13.1 km long) descend in the south, and the Lenin glacier lies to the north. The first Soviet ascent of the peak took place in 1934 by the mountaineers V. Abalakov, K. Chernukha, and I. Lukin. By 1973 the peak had been scaled 368 times.

Lenin Peak

a mountain in Tajikistan; the highest peak in the Trans Alai Range. Height: 7134 m (23 406 ft.)
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Russian citizen went missing on July 27 during descending from the Lenin Peak at an altitude of 5000 meters.
I decided to fly south to the second biggest city in the country (Osh) and from there traveled to Lenin Peak. The south is very scenic and different than the rest of the country with different kind of landscapes.
The group of military climbers arrived from Russia and Uzbekistan on July 21 are going to conquer Lenin Peak. Their expedition started on July 22 and should finish on August 15.
The national qualifiers are now over, and the time has come to vote for chosen seven from the list of 261 qualified national and multinational nominees that are now competing to make it to the top 77.The nominees from Central Asia include Lake Issykkul (Kyrgyzstan), Lenin Peak (Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan), Singing Dunes (Kazakhstan), Kara-Kul (Tajikistan), Kugitang Carves (Turkmenistan), Zaamin National Park (Uzbekistan).
From the high reaches of Lenin Peak to the deep valleys filled with yurts, the country's natural beauty is no longer a mystery to the world at large.
Military climbers from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan climb Lenin Peak, the press service of the Kyrgyz Armed Forces General Staff said.
On 21 July, a group of military climbers from Russia and Uzbekistan arrived in Kyrgyzstan to climb Lenin Peak from 22 July to 15 August 2019.
The body of South Korean tourist who died while climbing on the Lenin Peak has not yet been taken down from the mountain, Osh region police said.
Information that Simeon Dvornichenko disappeared on Lenin Peak with his client, appeared on July 28, when the they went to the descent from Camp 3 in bad weather conditions and lack of visibility.