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Pik Lenin ( 7134m )
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Pik Lenin in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Pik Lenin 7134m ( formerly Mount Kaufmann )

It is the second highest mountain of the Pamirs, and second highest in the former Soviet Union.
 Pik Lenin was the first 7,000 metre peak to be discovered in the Soviet Union
and was initially thought to be the highest until Communism Peak was discovered.
 Pik Lenin is located on the border of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
 It is easily accessible and is one of the world's most frequently climbed 7,000 metre peaks.

Pik Lenin is included in the Soviet Snow Leopard Mountaineering Award.

 
 

Base Camp for Pik Lenin in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Base Camp for Pik Lenin



Pik Lenin in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Pik Lenin



Ascent route on Pik Lenin in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Ascent route on Pik Lenin




Ascent Routes on Pik Lenin

Ascent Routes on Pik Lenin





Ascent Routes on Pik Lenin

Ascent Routes on Pik Lenin







Ascent Routes on Pik Lenin from the North

Ascent Routes on Pik Lenin







Map of ascent route on Pik Lenin

Map of ascent route on Pik Lenin





Pik Lenin in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Pik Lenin





Pik Lenin in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia Pik Lenin
( 7134m )




Pik Lenin in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia Pik Lenin
( 7134m )




Pik Lenin in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia Pik Lenin
( 7134m )



Pik Lenin in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia Pik Lenin
( 7134m )




Pik Lenin in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Pik Lenin



Base Camp for Pik Lenin in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia

Base Camp for Pik Lenin


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The Snow Leopard Peaks:


Within the borders of the old Soviet Union ( USSR ), there are five mountains over 7000 metres - 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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