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Nursultan Peak (Komsomol Peak)

Mountain climbing to the Komsomol peak

Mountaineering in the mountains of the Northern Tien Shan

Komsomol Peak, now called Nursultan Peak, was renamed in honor of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev. The height of the peak is 4367 meters above sea level. Nearby is the Karlytau peak, which is connected by the Komsomol mountain pass 4000 meters high.

Peak Nursultan (Komsomol)how to get there

The peak is located in the Ile-Alatau park in the upper reaches of the Small Almaty gorge, above the Medeo tract. The mountain is part of the Northern Tien Shan and the Zailiyskiy Alatau mountains.

Komsomol peakinformation for tourists

Until 1935, Nursultan peak was called Maly Almaty, or simply Almaty. It was named after the city of Almaty, which lies at the foot of the Zailiyskiy Alatau mountains. The first ascent to the Komsomol peak was made in August 1929; in 1935, 249 people climbed the mountain as part of the city alpiniad. Since then and to this day in August, there has been an alpiniad and an ascent to the Nursultan peak.

Peak Nur-Sultan


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