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Range Name(s): Tien Shan, Tian Shan, 天山, Tiān Shān, T'ien Shan, Celestial Mountains, Тянь-Шань, Тянь Шань... Read more     Geology: Tectonic
Max. Elevation: 7 439 m / 24 406 ft     Snow Line: 3 600-3 800 m / 11 811-12 467 ft
Region(s): Asia     Average Length: 1 118 miles / 1 800 km
Location: Kyrgyzstan: Issyk-Kul’skaya Oblast’, Naryn; Kazakhstan: Almaty Oblysy; China: Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu; ... Read more     Average Width: Please update
Activity Type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing     Latitude/Longitude: 42°12'29.435''N
80°10'2.051''E
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YOUR CHANCE TO Edit

Tien Shan is the third highest mountain range in the world.
Characterized by the presence infrastructure and a large number of described routes.
2 of 5 peaks of the "Snow Leopard" list (conquest of all seventhousanders of Central Asia) are in the Tien Shan.
This mountain system is also attracts by more than 20 mountains higher than 6,000 meters and a height of 80 peaks from 5000 to 6000 meters.

DESCRIPTION Edit

The third highest mountain system in the world (after the Himalayas and Pamir). Attracts climbers with plenty of peaks above 6,000 meters. Well researched mountain tourists - described more than 900 routes.

Access to the different mountain ranges made from different countries. This complicates the process of obtaining of permits. There are several tour companies, through which you can make all t
he necessary documents.

The mountain system consists of mountain ranges that stretch in the latitudinal direction (except for Longitudinal ridge), and is divided into the Northern, Western, Eastern, Central and Internal parts.

The central part of the system is known for its two highest peaks Pobeda (7439 m) and Khan Tengri (6995 m).

Northern Tien Shan is better explored by climbers and is very popular among the Central Asian climbers - there are several alpine camps.
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LOCATION Edit

Mountain ranges is located in Central Asia, where the borders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan meet.
Tien Shan lies to the north and west of the Taklamakan Desert and directly north of the Tarim Basin. In the south it links up with the Pamir Mountains and to north and east it meets the Altai Mountains of Mongolia.

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Asia, Uzbekistan:

  • 1 350 m / 4 429 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Asia, Kyrgyzstan:

  • 1 802 m / 5 912 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Asia, Uzbekistan:

  • 1 956 m / 6 417 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Asia, Kazakhstan: Almaty Oblysy

  • Khan Tengri
  • Mountaineering - 21 Day(s)
  • 1 Jul - 31 Aug
  • Extreme 
  • 3 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:

  • Peak Pobeda
  • Mountaineering - 27 Day(s)
  • 15 Jul - 31 Aug
  • Extreme 
  • 2 people climbed it

Kyrgyzstan: Osh Oblasty

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

Kyrgyzstan:

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

DID YOU KNOW (2) Edit Add

• 2 of 5 peaks of the "Snow Leopard" list (conquest of all seventhousanders of Central Asia) are in the Tien Shan mountain range.

 

• Tien Shan is the third highest mountain system in the world (after the Himalayas and Pamir)

 

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