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Peak Kyzyl-Asker.

Trip along river Aksu under peak Kyzyl-Asker.

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Ascension on peak Kyzyl-Asker.

Kyzyl-Asker Peak is located at an altitude of 5842 meters above sea level in the main ridge of the Western Kokshaal-Too ridge in At-Bashinsky district of the Naryn region. The peak of Kyzyl-Asker is the second highest after the peak of Dankov with a height of 5982 meters above sea level in the western part of the Kokshaal-Too ridge.
The region of the Kyzyl-Asker massif is one of the main centers of glaciation in Western Kokshaal-Too. In the upper reaches of the Karagermes glacier, there is the Kyzyl-Asker massif with peaks: the Main Kyzyl-Asker and the northern Kyzyl-Asker peak.
The massif of the summit is composed of granites. Dankov Peak is located 30.5 kilometers to the east and a little to the north in the Western Kokshaal-Too ridge. From the northern slopes of the summit descends the Karagermes Western glacier, 9 kilometers long.
The Kechiksu glacier extends 6.8 kilometers to the south from the summit. In the main ridge of the Western Kokshaal-Too ridge there is a rock-ice wall 3.8 kilometers long. After 1.2 - 1.3 kilometers from its beginning from the south-west, there is an array with two peaks Main and Northern Kyzyl-Asker.
The southeastern wall of the peak consists of monolithic granites. From the south side, 7 rock and ice routes were laid to the top. The southeastern wall of the peak is composed of strong, monolithic granites, with a height difference of up to 1000 meters, the slope steepness is up to 70 °.
Currently, three different routes have been laid on the main wall: Odintsova, "War and Peace", "Spear" and "Ecuadorian", which passes through one of the eastern bastions. An expedition led by August Letavet, in the period from August 1 to September 1, 1933, gave the name to this peak - Kyzyl-Asker (Red Army).
History of conquest of Kyzyl-Asker peak in Western Kokshaal-Too ridge.
August Letavet organizes an expedition to the Western Kokshaal-Too region consisting of four people, in addition to him and his wife, who participated in the previous expedition, the composition includes two young but experienced climbers, members of the tourist section of the Moscow House of Scientists - Mashkov and Maron (doctor).
They make an attempt to climb the Kyzyl-Asker peak, but after two days of climbing the glacier, having fallen into bad weather, they realize that they cannot climb this peak on the move. The group refuses to continue the attempt and switches to exploring the area to the east of Kyzyl-Asker, wanting to reach the place where the Uzengi-Kuush river breaks through the Kokshaal-Too ridge.
Climbing the northwestern wall, 6th category of difficulty. The first passage of the route as part of Kazbek Valiev, Yuri Moiseev, the city of Alma-Ata.
Geographical coordinates of peak Kyzyl-Asker: N41°01'25.09" E77°19'21.82"

Authority and photos:
Alexander Petrov.