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Created On: Dec 6, 2011
Last Edited On: Sep 30, 2014

Overview

Prominent peak in the long ridge, sloping toward the north from summit of an unnamed peak 5632 (height of peak in meters).

From the top of Rock Horse to the valley descends ridge, ending at summit of Pony (4705)

The name is associated with a sharp rock ridge of the higher peak.
Name was given by members of the expedition, organized by the High Mountain Club from Cracow in 2010. The expedition's goal was exploration,
not visited before, Dzhirnagaktu glacier.

First documented ascent: 16 August 2010 by Mariusz Norwecki and Piotr Picheta.
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Rock Horse
Higher peak of Rock Horse (5167)

Camping

Advanced base on Dzhirnagaktu glacier.

Comments

Archive Soviet documents show that Peak 5632 was climbed in the 1980s from the Kyzyl Asker Glacier via the ridge. Maybe it was over Rock Horse (5167) and Raven Peak (5370).

http://aaj.americanalpineclub.org/climbs-and-expeditions/asia/kyrgyzstan/tien-shan/2010-dzhirnagaktu-valley-by-t-owerko/

Route

1. From Dzhirnagaktu by West Ridge: PD+, 4h / 16.Aug.2010 M.Norwecki, P.Picheta

Rock Horse and Raven Peak
Rock Horse West Ridge and Raven Peak
 




















2. From Dzhirnagaktu by North-West Face: TD, 800m / 30.Aug.2012 C.Gilmour, R.Kernan 

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Rock Horse NW Face route







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