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Expedition to Lenin Peak with Ak-Sai Travel.

January 24, 2019

Expedition to Lenin Peak with Ak-Sai Travel.

Lenin Peak, that situated at the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, is the third high from five 7000m peaks on the territory of the Post Soviet Union Space. The classical route to the Lenin Peak does not have any steep rock or icy areas; it takes no special technical trainings or huge alpinist experience to go up. All mentioned features characterize the Peak as one of the most accessible 7000 m peaks. BUT! We have to remember that the actual height of Lenin Peak 7134 m, and behind the apparent availability of the mount we have serious risks with altitude. Successful climb demands responsible way of organization of any expedition.

At the footsteps of Lenin Peak, Ak Sai Travel set its own tent camp and started welcoming guests since 2003. Our base camp operates from the 1st of July till the 31st of August. There were more than 500 tourists in our camp from different parts of the world in 2018. Every year we welcome hundreds of alpinists who appreciate their own safety and high quality of the provided service as this is what Ak-Sai Travel put on top of priority.

We offer to our clients regular schedule of check-in and check-out to/from Base camp. There is our own auto park, so you don’t need to wait for the bus or hope for the companions in Osh city to take you to the Lenin Peak. All our drivers are extremely experienced, working with us many years and understand the area and roads better than anybody. Also, starting from the 2018, we provide to our clients extra service to take to the “Onion field” and back by 4WD jeep in term to save time and power for the serious climbing.

There is an air ticket office in Ak-Sai Travel that guarantee to find optimal flights, book and purchase air tickets on the low rate. Working hours 24/7, no days off.

Variety of our service in Lenin Peak camps won’t leave any alpinist indifferent.  Base camp Achick Tash (3600 m) and Camp #1 (4400 m) offers comfortable conditions of accommodation allowing you to rest and recover after difficult expeditions.

Accommodation considered unlimited on number of days in twin type of tent. Tents are equipped with wooden floors, thick foam mattresses and electricity.

Meals are specially balanced for the alpinist term to get enough power for climbing and taste Asian cuisine. At the Base camp, starting from 2019, we are going to provide buffet for the breakfast, lunch and dinner and at the Camp #1 there will be special breakfast from 3 to 4 am for those who are getting ready to start expedition.

Also Achick Tash Base camp provides unlimited hot shower for every customer and, as addition, sauna available at the Base Camp and Camp #1 to relax your muscles. After a long expedition in the mountains, stay in snow and cold, with a lack of hygiene and sauna is a salvation for any alpinist. There is a lounge zone at the base camp that welcoming everybody who came down from the high altitude places. Here you can find satellite TV, bar to find your favorite drink like fresh juice, coffee, herbal aroma tea or draft beer. There is one more relaxing stuff is table games. For your convenience there is a renting service and luggage storage where you can get necessary equipment for the expedition or unload your rucksacks.

Currently, it’s very difficult to live without communication with entire world, thus we started providing Wi Fi service in our camps Achick Tash and Camp #1 in 2018.

To increase your chances to climb the Peak successfully, besides Base Camp and Camp #1, we set tent camps at the altitude 5300 m (Camp #2) and 6100 m (Camp #3). Tents set for all climbing season and consider comfortable double/twin accommodation. Before the start of expedition, all participants, who purchased full package #3 or climbing in group, get special altitude products at the Camp #1, as well as gas, gas stoves and packs of dish. You also can purchase packs of attitude products separately, for an extra payment shown in the price list. In case you need any kind of support or help, you are always welcome to let the man on duty know. There is always a person who help with accommodation, he does control tents for integrity and clean them from snow. In case of an emergency, our duty men always take part in rescue work and often come to help first.

The weather conditions under the Lenin Peak are unpredictable. So, our company marks the route of ascent with landmarks to reach the top successfully. Also add ropes at the dangerous parts of the route.

To provide security and in time medical treatment at the Base Camp and Camp #1 there are highly qualified doctors are in duty and at the camps #2 and #3 you can find specially elaborated first aid kits.

Also in camp #1 we have oxygen cans and masks that can be transported to the higher camps.

Ak Sai Travel works only with professional and competent mountain guides that know a lot about mountains and techniques of climbing on 7000 m peaks (Lenin Peak in particular) plus everybody are the sportsmen of the highest category.

Our guides are trained properly to provide professional first aid. In case of emergency there is a rescue team move ahead without any hesitation as the crew contains only the bravest, qualified alpinists-rescuers and guides.

The head of the Camp #1 is a head of the rescue team as well and assign man on duty during rescue.

Communications between camps realized with radio, but nowadays you can call from Base Camp to Camp #1 via regular smartphone. There is a schedule of getting in touch with Camps #1,2 and 3 every 4 hours at 8, 12 am, 4, 8 pm. Radios of heads of Base camp and Camp #1 always on, so our clients can pass any message from the higher camps.

The head of the Camp #1 register every alpinist’s movement to the special notebook to let our clients know that we are carefully control every expedition. To communicate during expedition, every client gets personal radio to receive the last weather update.

There is a big Ak-Sai Travel team works to create comfortable conditions of stay. We do our best to make dreams of our clients come true.

Everyone gets to the mountains with a special intention: somebody wants to test themselves; somebody wants to enjoy the beauty of the nature; somebody wants to climb one of five 7000 m peaks to achieve cherished title “Snow Leopard”. All those people unite with one – little victory over yourself and we are just a tool to realize this victory.

Entrust your climbing to professionals. “Ak-Sai Travel” – is the best tour operator of Kyrgyzstan according to the “Kyrgyz Tourism Awards 2017”. We always wait in Achik Tash our old and new friends and those who what to climb famous peak of Pamir – Lenin Peak from the 1st of July till the 2nd of September. Visit us and we guarantee you unbelievable mountain landscapes and plenty of unforgettable impressions.

 

We will be happy to answer all your questions. Please contact us via adventure3@ak-sai.com or adventure5@ak-sai.com, or call us +996 (312) 90 93 56.

 

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