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Pik Lenin seen from BC.

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Ejnar FjerdingstadToo beautiful...

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Voted 10/10

to be named after that mass murderer. They should rename it (or give it back the name it probably had earlier).
Posted Sep 7, 2006 10:30 am

CoraxRe: Too beautiful...

Corax

Hasn't voted

On the main page you can find the following info:

The name of the mountain

Pik Lenin has like many of the other Soviet era peaks officially been renamed. The problem in this case is; it has gotten many new names.
Some says Peak Kaufman is the new official name. It was also the original name before it was called Pik Lenin.
The Kyrgyz authorities claims the new name is Pik Sary Tash and the Tajik president's official site declares the official name is Abu Ali ibni Sino (Avicenna).


The problem is none of the names have won acceptance and I have heard NO one using any other name than Pik Lenin.

Thanks for the vote!
Posted Sep 7, 2006 11:53 am

besucher01Incredible..

besucher01

Voted 10/10

white and enormous massif!!
I like it very much!!

Bye
marco



Posted Sep 8, 2006 12:30 pm

CoraxRe: Incredible..

Corax

Hasn't voted

Thanks Marco.
It's a long and impressive range and the contrast between the white snow and all the colors around is great. I like this area a lot.
Posted Sep 10, 2006 6:54 pm

justahikerBeautiful...

justahiker

Voted 10/10

Great photo...I have two questions...

Is that some settlement on the left side in the bottom??
Is this Kyrgiz side of approaching??
Posted Dec 6, 2007 7:18 am

CoraxRe: Beautiful...

Corax

Hasn't voted

Yes, it's the Kyrgyz side and what you see below the mountain is a settlement. It's a semi-permanent one, consisting of some yurts, BC tents and also some normal mountaineer's tent. The place serves as an ABC and is about 1h walk from BC.
Posted Dec 7, 2007 4:00 pm

Tomek Lodowyenormous

Tomek Lodowy

Voted 10/10

the massif looks absolutely enormous !!!

Tomek
Posted Dec 2, 2008 4:14 pm

CoraxRe: enormous

Corax

Hasn't voted

Thanks!
It's a long massive wall of mountains along the border.
Posted Dec 3, 2008 3:38 pm

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CoraxSubmitted by Corax
on Sep 6, 2006 9:25 pm

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Object Title: Pik Lenin

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing