We would like to tell you about Peak Lenin, which is situated in the Osh region. You will find it on border with Tajikistan driving cars for rent during the trip. Its height about 7134 m. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told that the Peak Lenin is considered to be the third highest mountain in USSR. In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will see snow slides on the head as well as clouds which are always hide its top. You will notice the pyramids' shape of the mountain. Just rent a car to be able to take routes here.
During in your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told that the first discovery of the mountain was explored by A.P. Fedchanko, when he travelled in the Northern Pamirs in 1871. He brought up facts that totally established his discover. In the course of your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will learn that, before the Peak Lenin called the Peak Kaufman, later Kuh-i-Gamo (Warm Mountain). The first expedition of the mountain held in 1929. There were 2 people who conquered the glacier and decided to try their climbing skills in the Zaalaiskii range. Over the year, 2 teams from Soviet Red Army, finally reached the Peak Lenin, which is considered to be the highest in the world. You will see how unique the Peak Lenin look by the snow peaks on top which seem like Alps. Besides, there were more attempts of the peak on 8th of September in 1934.
In the course of your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be informed by the first mountain event which held in 1967 and involved 301 people. The event dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Soviet Union. There were 60 climbers from foreign countries, involving 20 women. The event opened new 16 routes to the mountain. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan, you will learn that the mountain is rather easy to climb with height of 7000, which is popular among mountaineers.
During your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will hear tragic stories from the history of mountain. One of them is happened in 1975, where women group decided to reach mountain, but unfortunately they didn't succeed and died due to landslides and strong wind. Another tragedy happened in 1991, where 44 mountaineers met an earthquake and only one survived. The following tragedies are very miserable. We recommend you to be careful in tours in Kyrgyzstan and turn to safe car rent companies. There are also camps known as Achik Tash in is Lukovaya Polyana (Wild Onion Field), where you can rest after your mountain tour in Kyrgyzstan.