Communism Peak (7495m)

 Currently, Communism Peak has been renamed to Ismoil Somoni Peak,  the highest peak of Tajikistan and the highest point of the former USSR; located in the ridge of the Academy of Sciences. Its slopes consist of large glaciers and firn fields, the total area of ​​which is 136 km2. It is pronounced, clearly stands out from the rest of the mountains. There are several routes to the Communism Peak, each of which is characterized by a big steepness of the slopes, but the most popular route – the classic one – runs through the Walter Glacier along the edge of the Burevestnik and crosses the Pamir firn plateau.

Climbing is associated with big risks, so you need to be prepared physically and psychologically.

 1. Duration of the tour: 25 days

 2. Season: July-August

 3. Level of difficulty: 8/10

 4. Number of persons: 1-3 (with one guide)

 5. Insurance: necessary

 6. Documents: no border pass required

 7. Accommodation: in Base Camp Moskvina – in tents (must be booked previously), above – self-tenting (decided with a guide)

 8. Nutrition: optional – self-catering or use the services of a cook (only in BC Moskvina, above – self-catering, decided with a guide)

 9. Program by day: (may be adjusted depending on the level of physical training and qualifications):

1 day: Arrival in the Dushanbe, transfer to the Jirgital

2 day: Arrival by helicopter to the Moskvina base camp (4200m)

3 day: Acclimatization in BC

4-9 days: Acclimatization: overnight stays  in camp 1 (5100m), in camp 2 (5800m), in camp 3 (6400m)

10 day: Descent to Moskvina BC

11-12 days: Days of rest, preparation for climbing

13-15 days: Ascent to camp 3 (6400m)

16-17 days: Climbing on the Communism peak

18 day: Descent to Moskvina BC

19-20 days: Helicopter flight from BC Moskvina to the  Jirgital, then to Dushanbe; completion of the program

(+ 5 days – reserve days due to bad weather and possible waiting for helicopter flights)

Usually, the program of ascent to the peak of Communism is combined with the program of ascent to the peak of Korzhenevskaya (in this case, first of all, guides work according to the program for Korzhenevskaya peak).

10. List of required personal equipment:

1) Shoes:

– mountaineering boots;

– trekking boots;

– sneakers (or other light footwear for the base and first camps)

2) Headgear:

-hat / baf;



3) Warm mittens or gloves (preferably two pairs of each)

4) Clothing:

– waterproof  jacket and pants;

– thermal underwear;

– t-shirts, shorts;

– down jacket;

-warm polartec jacket;

– socks (several warm and several light)

5) Sun cream

6) Sunglasses

7) Hygienic lipstick / balm

8) Backpack

9) Sleeping bag

10) Tourist rug

11) Headlamp flashlight and battery reserve

12) Trekking sticks

13) Carabiners

14) Crampons

15) Climbing harness with lanyard of self-insurance

16) Helmet

17) Ice ax

18) Jumar

19) Belay device

11. Our services:

-guide services with knowledge of Russian and English;

-organization of transfer *;



* transfer organization is nesessary, is not included in the total price of the program;

** nutrition, accommodation are done at the request of customers and are not included in the total price of the program

12. Cost: calculated based on the number of participants and their preferences