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Mountain Name(s): Khan Tengri, Хан-Тенгри, Хантенгри, Хан Тенгри, Han, Tengri, Хан     Geology: Tectonic
Elevation: 7010 m / 22998.7 ft     Snow line: 5400 m / 17716.5 ft
Summit(s): Main Summit (7 010 m /22 999 feet)
    Prominence: 1 685 m/5 528 ft
Location: Kazakhstan(Almaty Oblysy); Kyrgyzstan(Issyk-Kul’skaya Oblast’);     Isolation: 20 km/12 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 42°12'36.838''N
    Climbing Season(s): 01 Jul - 31 Aug;
Parent Range: Tien Shan     Nearest Airport(s): Almaty (ALA); Bishkek/Manas Airport (FRU);
Range: Tengri Tag     Convenience Center(s): Karakol;
First Ascent: ??/??/1931 Mikhail Pogrebetsky (USSR)     National Park(s): Please update

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Beauty - what this peak is especially famous for. For it sake,

come here hundreds of thousands of tourists from around the

world. It is one of the five Snow Leopard mountains.

Plus Mount is available in terms of transport and here there is

the necessary infrastructure - transportation, base camp.Khan Tengri is undoubtedly one of the

most beautiful peaks in the world. Shaped

like a kids drawing of a mountain its

summit and sharp ridges form an almost

perfect pyramid covered in snow and ice.

Description Edit

Known for its majestic peak correct pyramidal form. The

mountain slopes are steep and sometimes vertical.

Avalanches, ice falls - for Khan Tengri is not uncommon,

but the place of their possible appearance has long

marked on maps.

Khan Tengri - technically difficult mountain. However, the

routes of Khan-Tengri peak is very well studied. The main

routes are defined as mountain complex, but safe.

Currently, Khan Tengri already laid at least 25 climbing

routes from the north and from the south.

Khan Tengri is generally considered to be

the third hardest Snow Leopar
d mountain

after Pobeda and Pik Kommunizma. 

Khan Tengri is a popular mountain to climb

but still receives relatively few climbers

compared to Pik Lenin. Most who attempt

the mountain belong to the former Soviet

block (as the Summit Log testifies) and

visiters from outside this area are still few

in number.
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Location Edit

Located on the border of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and China,

on the east of the Central Tien Shan.

Getting there Edit

Car from Bishkek to Karkara (460 km), then a helicopter flight

to BC "Yu Inilchek "(4000 m).

Asia, Kazakhstan: Almaty Oblysy

  • Khan Tengri
  • Mountaineering - 21 Day(s)
  • 1 Jul - 31 Aug
  • Extreme 
  • 4 people climbed it

Asia, Kyrgyzstan: Issyk-Kul’skaya Oblast’

  • Khan Tengri
  • Mountaineering - 21 Day(s)
  • 1 Jul - 31 Aug
  • Extreme 
  • 2 people climbed it

Asia, Kyrgyzstan: Issyk-Kul’skaya Oblast’

  • Khan Tengri
  • Backcountry Skiing - 10...
  • 1 Feb - 15 May
  • Moderate 
  • 0 people climbed it


  • 4 Aug 2015 - 24 Aug 2015
  • Khan Tengri(7010 m)
  • North-East Rib

Kyrgyzstan: Osh Oblasty

  • 20 Jul 2017 - 10 Aug 2017
  • Khan Tengri(7010 m)
  • North-East Rib



DID YOU KNOW (1) Edit Add

• Anatoly Boukreev, twenty-one times to conquer the

Himalayan eight thousand (CIS record), said that Khan Tengri,

arguably the most beautiful peak in the world because of its

well-placed ribs and geometric pyramidal symmetry.


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