Chokusu is the
highest mountain in the Tian Shan mountain range.
It lies on
the Kyrgyzstan-China border in the highest part of the Tien
Jengish Chokusu is a massif, with several summits along
its long ridge - only
the main summit
exceeds 7,000 metres.
Jengish Chokusu is the highest
mountain in Kyrgyzstan and is
7,000 metre mountain. ( Because
often contain ice caps on top
of rock, mountaineers
Tengri, the Tian Shan's second highest peak, as the
7,000 metre summit. )
Snow Leopard Peaks:
the borders of the old Soviet Union ( USSR ), there are five
mountains over 7000
metres - all located in Central
climb all 5 of them, then you achieve the title "Snow Leopard" - an
indication that you are a top rank climber. For many Russian alpinists
the completion of the Snow Leopard peaks is a major objective.