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Tyuk-Su peak.

Hiking and Mountaineering near Almaty. 

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing” 

Barry Finlay. «Kilimanjaro and Beyond».

Kazakhstan offers great climbing.

Tuyuk-Su the top is located at the height of 4220 meters above sea level in the Low-Almaty spur in mountains of Zailiysky Ala Tau between peak of Igly of Tuyuk-Su and the pass of Sedlo of Tuyuk-Su in the east and Tuyuk-Su pass in the south.
The top is central on a glacier of Tuyuk-Su. The top has average complexity. On a northern slope the glacier of Igly of Tuyuk-Su flows down. The top of Tuyuk-Su is put by granites, strongly destroyed.
To the southeast from top of Tuyuk-Su there is a pass Tuyuk-Su of 4100 meters above sea level. The glacier of Tuyuk-Su of the same name goes down from northern slopes. Firs climbing it is by Yury Nikolaevich Menzhulin.

Vicinities of peak of Tuyuk-Su.Vicinities of peak of Tuyuk-Su.Vicinities of peak of Tuyuk-Su.

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