Pik Korjenevskaya

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Korjenevskaya Peak is yhe third highest peak in the Russian Pamir, after Communism Peak and Lenin Peak. Though only slightly lower than Pik Lenin, it is climbed much less often due to higher level of difficulty.

Korjenevskaya Peak is located in the Northern-West part of Pamir, 13 km far from Communism Peak. The peak was discovered by Russian scientist and geographer N. Korjenevskiy in 23rd of August in 1910 and was called in honour of the wife of the investigator – Evgeniya Korjenevskaya. The name Korjenevskaya Peak appeared on the geographical maps officially since 1927. The first successful ascent to the top was in 22nd of August in 1953. The group consisted of eight mountain-climbers from Leningrad reached the top, ascending along the Northern edge from the glacier Korjenevskaya. For present there are known about 10 different routes of different difficulties leading to the summit. The safest and less difficult route is the route along the Southern edge from the glacier Korjenevskaya.

Elevation (feet): 23,310
Elevation (meters): 7,105
Continent: Asia
Country: Tajikistan
Range/Region: Pamir
Latitude: 39.057
Longitude: 72.01
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1953
First successful climber(s): Ugarov, B. Dimitriev, A. Goziev, A. Kovyrkov, L. Krasavin, E. Ryspajev, R. Sielidzanov, and P. Skorobogatov
Nearest major airport: Dushanbe

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Pik Korjenevskaya.

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  • Log #22120 - by Edoardo Martelli on Jan 14, 2011
    I climbed this magnificent mountain in summer 2010 with not so good weather during a very hot season and with a very high risk of avalanches. I was guide up to the summit by Mr. Sergey Penzov, the...
  • Log #21978 - by hiromanabee on May 13, 2010
    Technically easy mountain, with relatively good weather.
  • Log #13682 - by Fernando Begega Alonso on Apr 28, 2001
    Ascension realizada junto a Anatoly Moshnikov y Javier Rodriguez. En solitario desde el ultimo campamento, situado a 6400 metros de altitud.