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Ridge Dzhetim-Bel.

Sights of Mountains Tien-Shan.

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change”

Charles Darwin.

Hiking trip to Mountains Tien-Shan.

The ridge Dzhetim-Bel is located in the southern part of the Terskey Ala-Too in Dzhety-Oguz the area in the south of the Issyk-Kul region. Dzhetim-Bel stretches in the width direction from the East for the southwest. In a southwest part the ridge begins from the pass 3863,5 meters high of Dzhamanechki above sea level and Sarytor 4050 meters high above sea level comes to an end in the east from the western part of the pass.
Extent of the ridge Dzhetimbel is a little more than 17 kilometers. The ridge Dzhetim-Bel is located to of the rivers Dzhamanechki in the south and the river Burkhan in the north. The river Burkhan hydrography difficult, it is formed of 10 inflows which flow down from glaciers of a northern exposition of the ridge Dzhetim-Bel.
In the central part of the ridge from glaciers of the southern exposition the river Sarytor which is formed of 6 inflows which originate in group of northern glaciers of the ridge follows. The river Dzhamanechki which surrounds the ridge in the northwest and South originates from East side of the pass of Dzhamanechki and is formed of nine inflows which flow down from glaciers of a northern exposition.
In the ridge there are 9 large glaciers which glacier snout are extended and have distribution most part on the North. In the central, southern part of the ridge Dzhetim-Bel the anonymous dominating peak 4584,1 meters high above sea level is located.
In the south from the ridge the country, broken road to the settlement of Karakolka and to the Naryn region along the right river bank Naryn runs further.

Ridge Dzhetimbel of its sight and environs.Ridge Dzhetimbel of its sight and environs.Ridge Dzhetimbel of its sight and environs.Ridge Dzhetimbel of its sight and environs.Ridge Dzhetimbel of its sight and environs.Ridge Dzhetimbel of its sight and environs.Ridge Dzhetimbel of its sight and environs.Ridge Dzhetimbel of its sight and environs.Ridge Dzhetimbel of its sight and environs.Ridge Dzhetimbel of its sight and environs.Ridge Dzhetimbel of its sight and environs.

Author and photos
Alexander Petrov.