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Khan Tengri in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Khan Tengri

( " Lord of the Spirits " / " Lord of the Sky "
or  " Ruler of Skies " / " Ruler Tengri ")


( Also known as Khan Tangiri Shyngy, Kan-Too Chokusu, Pik Khan-Tengry, Hantengri Feng. )

It is  located on the Kyrgyzstan - Kazakhstan border in the Tian Shan mountain range

Khan Tengri is the second-highest mountain in the Tian Shan
- it is surpassed by Jengish Chokusu ( 7439 m )
 a few miles to the south.


Khan Tengri is the highest point in Kazakhstan and the third-highest peak in Kyrgyzstan,
after Jengish Chokusu ( Pik Pobedy ) and
 Independence Peak ( 7,134 m )
in the Pamirs .

 Its geological elevation is 6,995 meters but its glacial cap rises to 7,010 metres.
 It is therefore considered a 7000-metre peak
and is  included in the Soviet Snow Leopard mountaineering award .


Khan Tengri
( 7010m )

 
 

Ascent Routes on Khan Tengri in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Ascent Routes on Khan Tengri



Ascent Route on Khan Tengri in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Ascent Route on Khan Tengri


Ascent Routes on Khan Tengri

Access Routes on Khan Tengri

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Sunset on Khan Tengri

Sunset on Khan Tengri







Sunset on Khan Tengri

Sunset on Khan Tengri







Khan Tengri

Khan Tengri





Khan Tengri

Khan Tengri





Khan Tengri above the North Engilchek Glacier

Khan Tengri above the North Engilchek Glacier





Khan Tengri - North Wall

Khan Tengri - North Wall 




Khan Tengri - north wall

Khan Tengri - North Wall




Khan Tengri

Khan Tengri




Khan Tengri above South Inylchek Glacier

Khan Tengri above South Inylchek Glacier






Khan Tengri

Khan Tengri







Khan Tengri

Khan Tengri







Peaks above South Inylchek Glacier

Peaks above South Inylchek Glacier




Peaks above South Inylchek Glacier

Peaks above South Inylchek Glacier




Peaks above South Inylchek Glacier

Peaks above South Inylchek Glacier



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The Snow Leopard Peaks:-


Within the borders of the old Soviet Union ( USSR ), there are five mountains over 7000 metres - they are all located in Central Asia. For climbing all five the title " Snow Leopard " is gained - an indication of being a top ranked climberThe completion of the Snow Leopard peaks is a major objective for many Russian mountaineers.

The five Snow Leopard Peaks are:-


  • Pik Kommunizma ( 7495m ) Tajikistan
  • Pik Pobedy  ( 7345m ) China/Kyrgyzstan
  • Pik Lenin ( 7134m ) Tajikistan/Kyrgyzstan
  • Pik Korzhenevsky ( 7105m ) Tajikistan
  • Khan Tengri ( 6995m ) Kazakhstan/Kyrgyzstan


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