CLIMBING NURSULTAN AND APK PEAKS AS PART OF THE ALPINIADE HELD IN ALMATY
Almaty hosted the traditional annual Alpiniade "PEAK NURSULTAN 2019", which was dedicated to the Year of Youth in the Republic of Kazakhstan and celebration of the Capital Day. The aim of the alpiniade is to promote healthy lifestyles among young people.
The program of the Alpiniade includes traditional mass climbing to Nursultan Peak on the route 2A of the category of difficulty (4376 m) and mass climbing on the new route to the peak of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan (Sportsman) on the route 1A of the category of difficulty (4068 m) developed in 2018. It is symbolic that both peaks are located in the same mountain ridge.
Everyone aged 16 and over took part in the Alpiniade. Minors from 12 to 16 years old were allowed to participate only in the company of one of the parents.
This year, at the top of the peak of APK, representatives of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan, the Mayor’s office and the Alpinism Federation of Almaty installed a commemorative plaque.