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Virgin Peaks Expedition

Fergana Range, Kyrgyzstan

19 days
£2995
Dates & Booking

Virgin Peaks Expedition

Fergana Range, Kyrgyzstan

Only since the collapse of the Soviet Union have western mountaineers been permitted to visit the vast mountain ranges of Central Asia.

Dates & Booking

Fergana Range

At-Bashi Range

2021 expedition

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The plan for 2021

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Kyrgyzstan 7

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Course Detail

Char Canyon

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Kyrgyzstan 9

Kyrgyzstan 12

Kyrgyzstan 12

The feel of the location

Logistics

Kyrgyzstan is a safe location

Dates & Booking

Getting to Kyrgyzstan

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Kyrgyzstan 17

Kyrgysztan 18

Kyrgysztan 18

Course Dates & Booking

Selected Dates:

Week 34 22 Aug 2021 to 9 Sep 2021 No ratio £2995

Meet the Team

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Adrian Nelhams

ISM Director and IFMGA British Mountain Guide

As a Director of ISM, Adrian splits his time between guiding, the ISM office, family and climbing for himself. During his 25 year commitment to the team, Adrian has played a key role in the development of ISM.

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Steve Monks

ISM DIrector and IFMGA British Mountain Guide

​A well known international climber, Steve has climbed and explored all over the world.

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Sally Nelhams

ISM Director

​Sally runs our UK office, handling course bookings, administration, marketing and accounts. For most clients Sally is the first point of contact with ISM.

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Christian Edelstam

IFMGA Swedish Mountain Guide

Christian likes exploring the mountains in any mountain range and particularly loves the solitude and wilderness of northern Scandinavia.

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Steve Jones

IFMGA British Mountain Guide

​Perhaps the most experienced British guide working in the Alps, Steve has lived in Switzerland for more than 30yrs. He is a member of the Swiss Guides association as well as the British Mountain Guides.

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Vital Information

Short introduction to vital information. This is everything you need to know about attending this course, links to other pages

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Testimonials For ISM

Summiting Mont Blanc was an important milestone for me which I am grateful to all at ISM. Particularly Terry, who is the ultimate professional never compromising on safety. Max is a pure gem with wonderful guidance and outstanding people skills in abundance.Altogether a brilliant week!

David (2017)
Mont Blanc Ascent

Thanks for a fantastic week. It was really one of the best things I have ever done. I learned a lot during the week, not only about climbing technique, but also about attitude.

Lachlan MacGregor
Bernese Oberland 4000ers

The classic alpinism course last week led by Swedish Daniel was excellent! The itinerary was really well planned taking into account the less than perfect weather and the abilities and aspirations of the group - we all learned loads.

Chris Ward
Classic AlpinISM (Instructional Course)

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