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Peak Lokomotiv.

To Tien-Shan Kazakhstan travels.

“If you are faced with a mountain, you have several options.
You can climb it and cross to the other side.
You can go around it.
You can dig under it.
You can fly over it.
You can blow it up.
You can ignore it and pretend it’s not there.
You can turn around and go back the way you came.
Or you can stay on the mountain and make it your home” 

Vera Nazarian. «The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration».

Expedition to summit ascent to Central Tien-Shan.

The peak the Lokomotiv mountain top is in a northwest branch of the Low-Almaty spur in mountains of Zailiysky Ala Tau at the height of 4182 meters above sea level. The peak the Lokomotiv settles down between peak of Councils (through the pass of the Soviet Builders) and Tuyuksu's glacier.
The category of complexity 1B is appropriated to ascension on peak. The first ascension is executed in 1940 by group альплагеря Tuyuk-Su under the leadership of V. Kuzmin.

Peak Lokomotiv.Peak Lokomotiv.Peak Lokomotiv at the left. On the right peak of Sovetov in the Big Almaty gorge.Peak Lokomotiv on the right. At the left peak Molodezhny, view from the West.

Authority:
Material for this page is taken from the printing edition "Kazakhstan Guide" Baur. 2002, also books "Nature of Zailiysky Ala-Tau", M. Zh. Zhandayev, prod. Kazakhstan, Alma-Ata, 1978 "Across Northern Tien Shan", V. N. Vukolov, Moscow, Profizdat, 1991.

Alexander Petrov
Photos.