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Pamir Mountains

Region(s): Asia, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, China, Pakistan
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Max. Elevation: 7 649 m / 25 095 ft
Geology: Tectonic
Average Length: 311 miles / 500 km
Average Width: 250 miles / 155 km
Image of Pamir Mountains
Credit: Israfil Ashurly

Overview

Range Name(s): Pamir Mountains
Max. Elevation: 7 649 m / 25 095 ft
Region(s): Asia
Location: Asia, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, China, Pakistan
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Starting Point: 39.344093900000004
72.87759929999993
Parent Range: Please update
Geology: Tectonic
Snow line: 4 000-5 200 m / 13 123-17 060 ft
Average Length: 311 miles / 500 km
Average Width: 250 miles / 155 km
Nearst
Airport(s):
Dushanbe International Airport (DYU), Kashi (KHG)
Convenience Center(s): Please update
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Park(s):
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Location

Asia, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, China, Pakistan
  • Your Chance To Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    The most popular in the Pamir mountain system is Muztagata. Simple from a technical point of view, great seventhousander which is even possible to ascent with ski-tour. Attention climbers is also attract by three peaks, which are in the "Snow Leopard" list (Communism Peak, Tajikistan, Lenin Peak, Kyrgyzstan; Peak Korzeniowski, Tajikistan).
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    Pamir Mountains is the second highest mountain system in the world (after the Himalayas). Tough geopolitical relations between the countries, which are located on the territory of the Pamirs, complicate difficult process of obtaining permission to visit these beautiful mountains. Here are three of the five seventhousanders that are included in the program of "Snow Leopard" - Lenin Peak, Peak Ismoila Somoni and Peak Korzhenevskoy.
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    Is located in the north of Central Asia, between the mountains of Tien Shan and the Hindu Kush. Mainly on the territory of Tajikistan and China.
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    Pamir mountain system is located at the junction of the spurs of powerful Central Asian mountain ranges - the Hindu Kush, Karakoram, Kunlun and Tien Shan.

     

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Last update: Anastasia Pivnyuk (18 Nov 2016) • History
Pavel Vorobiev

 Pavel Vorobiev 

50 years, Kyrgyzstan

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Yaroslav Nikotin

 Yaroslav Nikotin 

29 years, Kyrgyzstan

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