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Communism (Somoni) Peak (7495m), Pamir

Communism (Somoni) Peak (7495m), Pamir

Tour Code: EXP 03
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Communism (Somoni) Peak (7495m), Pamir

        Communism Peak is situated in the Northern-West part of Pamir where Academy of Science Ridge wedges into Peter the First Ridge. Military topographer I. Dorodiev did the geodetic shooting of the middle part of Fedchenko glacier and surrounding peaks that were unknown at that time. The coordinates of the peak and its height (7,495 m.) was defined in 1929 upon results of photo-geodetic shooting. In 1931 it was named Stalin Peak, in 1961 - Communism Peak, in 1999 - Somoni Peak.

The itinerary: Dushanbe - Jirgital - Base Camp (Moskvina Glacier) - Jirgital - Dushanbe
Duration: 29 days


BRIEF PROGRAM OF THE TOUR

Day 1 Arrival in Dushanbe. (In case of the early morning arrival – rest at the hotel and then departure to Jirgital in the afternoon).
Day 2 Transfer from Dushanbe to Jirgital (minibus, 300km – 6 hours). Overnight stay in tents at Djirgital airport garden.
Day 3 Flight to the Base Camp (Moskvina Glacier) by helicopter
Days 4-27 Acclimatization and ascensions.
Day 28 Flight to Djirgital. Transfer to Dushanbe.
Day 29 Departure from Dushanbe.
Day 1 Arrival in Dushanbe. Accommodation in hotel.
Day 2 Transfer to Dgirgital.Flight by helicopter to the Base Camp (Moskvina Glacier)
Day 3 Preparation day.
Day 4 Acclimatization climb to Vorobiova Peak (to the camp at 5300m)
Day 5 Climb the summit of Vorobiov Peak. (5690 m). Descend to BC.
Day 6 Rest day.
Day 7 Preparation day.
Day 8 Climb to Camp 1 (5100 m.)
Hike up the right side of the Walter Glacier"s moraine. Across the glacier and further up the ice-snow "pillow" under the sheer slope of Big Pamir Plateau. It is necessary to cross it as early as possible and at maximum speed. Past "pillow" further up by rocky stretch to the crest where C1 is set (about 6-7 hours). Use of 2-3 ropes.
Day 9 Climb to Camp 2 (5800 m.)
Northern ridge (4-5 hrs).This part of the route is technically not difficult: wide snow-covered spur partly 35 to 40 degrees steep. The camp is set in a trough. From 5100 m till 5300m use 2-3 ropes, from 5300m till 5800m the usage of the ropes is also necessary.
Day 10 Descend to Base Camp (BC).
Day 11 Rest day.
Day 12 Preparation day.
Day 13 Climb to Camp 1 (5100 m)
Day 14 Climb to Camp 2 (5800 m)
Day 15 Climb to Camp 3 (6100 m). Camp "Vostok".
Have early start and ascend to the two-headed summit. Climbing in roped party. Traverse up to the left to the top and then descend to Big Pamir Plateau (4-5hrs). From 5800 m till 6000 m use 4 ropes, from 6100m till 6200m use 2 ropes. While descending to Big Pamir Plateau use 1-2 ropes to cross over a crevasse.
Day 16 Climb to Camp 4 (6900 m) or (6700 m).
Early start and climb on the northern snow/ice slope of Mt. Peak Dushanbe (7-8 hrs). . Climbing in roped-party. An ascent is technically easy. After ascent to Mt. Peak Dushanbe (7000 m) descend to the camp at 6900 m.
Day 17 Ascend to the summit 7495 m and descend to Camp 4 or Camp 2.
Early start and climb up the steep snow slope keeping the steep rocks on the right. Carry on straight to the summit and then back to Camp 4 (6900 m). (8-9 hrs).
Day 18 Descend to Camp 1 or Camp 2.
Day 19 Descend to Base Camp.
Days 20-27 Reserve days in case of bad weather.
Day 28 Flight by helicopter to Dgirgital.Transfer to Dushanbe.
Day 29 Flight from Dushanbe.

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Room type:

½ DBL

The cost of the tour small package:

Includes: Not include:
• Arranging necessary documents;
• Meeting and seeing of at the airport;
• Transfer Dushanbe – Djirgital – Dushanbe;
• Helicopter flights to the Base Camp and back with the load up to 20 kg/pax (payment for overload – 4.5 € / kg);
• Accommodation in private sector (2 nights);
• Transfer airport – Dushanbe (private sector) – airport;
• Using infrastructure of the Camp (place for tents, water, toilet, electricity);
• First aid;
• VSL (visa support if needed).
• Accommodation and meals in Djirgital. You can sleep in your own sleeping bag on the grass of Djirgital airport garden. You can eat at the tearoom close by;
• Visa in Tajikistan ˜50 € / pax;
• Registration in OVIR – 25 € / pax (in the cases when the tourist’s staying in Tajikistan is more than 30 days or if it’s not a tourist visa).


The cost of the tour full package:

Includes: Not include:
• Arranging necessary documents;
• Meeting and seeing of at the airport;
• Transfer Dushanbe – Djirgital – Dushanbe;
• Helicopter flights to the Base Camp and back with the load up to 50 kg/pax (payment for overload – 4.5 € / kg);
• Accommodation in Dushanbe (2* hotel – breakfast, twin-room for two nights included);
• Transfer airport – Dushanbe (private sector) – airport;
• Using infrastructure of the Camp (place for tents, water, toilet, electricity);
• First aid;
• VSL (visa support if needed);
• Services at the base camp;
• Accommodation in shared (2-3 person) tents with a timber floor and electricity;
• 3 meals day (breakfast, lunch, dinner);
• Usage of shower, toilet, storage room, sauna;
• Consultation of guide;
• Medical aid;
• Electricity (220V, 50HZ) in the evening.
• Accommodation and meals in Djirgital. You can sleep in your own sleeping bag on the grass of Djirgital airport garden. You can eat at the tearoom close by;
• Visa in Tajikistan ˜50 € / pax;
• Registration in OVIR – 25 €/pax (in the cases when the tourist’s staying in Tajikistan is more than 30 days or if it’s not a tourist visa).


Additional services in the Base Camp:

• Accommodation in stationery houses / tents 8 € / 10€ /day/pax;
• Meals: breakfast – 10 € , lunch - 15 € , dinner - 15 €;
• Shower / sauna – 5 € / 10 € (visiting), check-room – 2,5 € / place;
• Refueling of gas cartridges (230 mg) - 3 € / item;
• Gas cartridges (230 mg) new – 8 €/ item.
(discount 1,5 € for returning of used cartridge);
• Satellite phone, E- mail, bar – according to the price list of the Camp;
• Rent of high-altitude tents – 7 €/day;
• Rent of mobile radio transmitters – 5 €/ couple / day;
• Mountain guide – 48 € / day;
• Carrying the loads by porters to the altitude: (4200-5300 m) - 8 €/kg, (5300-5800 m) -12 €/kg, (5800-6300 m) - 20 €/kg, > 6300 m - 28 €/kg.


!!! All alpinists who wish to climb on Somoni and Korjenevskaya peaks in case of emergency up in the mountains for safety purposes without fail to acquire the insurance policy at the reliable agency to the amount of none the less than 30 000 EUR on conditions of the air search. If not we might not be able to afford you our services.



Destination Helicopter flights fixed dates 2014
Dushanbe (Djirgital) - the Base Camp SAT, 19, 26 July SUN, 20, 27 July (Reserve Day for Helicopter flight (due to weather or too many people to fly on this day)
The Base Camp – (Djirgital) Dushanbe SAT, 02, 09, 16, 23 Aug SUN,03, 10, 17, 24 Aug (Reserve Day for Helicopter flight (due to weather or too many people to fly on this day)

Features tour
Duration, days 29
Countries
Kazakhstan yes
Season
July yes
August yes

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