A BACKCOUNTRY FORAY

into Kyrgyzstan's alpine playground

Written by Chris Hunt

Kyrgyzstan has long been on our ever growing list of favourite countries and what’s not to love in a country dominated by the Tien Shan and Pamir mountain systems, which together account for about 65% of the national territory?

With almost 90% of the country at more than 1,500 meters above sea level the possibilities for alpine exploration are huge as Jöttnar pro team rider Tom Coney defines here in this skiing foray into the backcountry.

If you’re keen to explore Kyrgyzstan above the snow line, check out our first ascents expedition in August. For more information, check out the expedition detail page here.

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