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Anatoli Boukreev ©film.ru
Kazakhstani mountaineer in Hollywood film, Everest

Legendary Kazakhstani climber Anatoli Boukreev is one of the characters in the Hollywood movie Everest about the tragedy happened in 1996 during the ascent of Everest.

Kazakhstani mountaineer in Hollywood film, Everest
Photo courtesy of nevasport.com
Kazakhstani free riders aim to host Freeride World Tour in Almaty

Kazakhstani freestyle association Off-Piste aims to conduct еру international freestyle championship Freeride World Tour in Almaty.

Kazakhstani free riders aim to host Freeride World Tour in Almaty
Shymbulak mountain ski resort. Photo courtesy of shymbulak.com.
Best athletes in nordic disciplines to gather to Kazakhstan

Best athletes in nordic sports will come to Kazakhstan in a run-up to the Winter Universiade-2017.

Best athletes in nordic disciplines to gather to Kazakhstan
Photo © Maksat Zhumayev.
Kazakh mountain conquerer to try out Alaska

Famous mountain climber from Kazakhstan Maksut Zhumayev is setting off to climb North America’s highest mountain peak ‪Mount McKinley‬.

Kazakh mountain conquerer to try out Alaska
Kazakhstan alpinist Maksut Zhumaev. Photo  © Yaroslav Radlovsky
Popularizing picnics in mountains: alpinist Maksut Zhumaev

A famous Kazakhstan alpinist Maksut Zhumayev suggests popularizing picnics in the mountains through building the necessary facilities.

Popularizing picnics in mountains: alpinist Maksut Zhumaev
Alpinist Maksut Zhumayev. ©tengrinews.kz
Alpinists murdered in Pakistan were our friends: Maksut Zhumayev

Friends of famous Kazakhstan alpinist Maksut Zhumayev were among those killed in the attack in Pakistan-controlled Gilgit-Baltistan on June 23.

Alpinists murdered in Pakistan were our friends: Maksut Zhumayev
Shymbulak ski resort. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
World's most high altitude rope park launched at Shymbulak

The world’s most high altitude rope park opened at Shymbulak ski resort in Kazakhstan.

World's most high altitude rope park launched at Shymbulak
©Maksut Zhumayev
Alpinists plant Kazakhstan flag at Nursultan Peak for First President’s Day

Kazakhstan alpinists ascended Nursultan Peak and planted a Kazakhstan flag at the summit to celebrate the First President's Day.

Alpinists plant Kazakhstan flag at Nursultan Peak for First President’s Day
Summit pic by the Cross on top of Khan Tengri. L/R: Gabbasov, Sofrygin, Pivtsov. 10.06 am. August 20, 2012.
Image by Alex Sofrygin, Ildar Gabassov. Photo courtesy of explorersweb.com
Alpinism: Kazakhstan climbers won gold in Mountaineering World Championship's High Altitude class

Vassily Pivtsov, Ildar Gabassov and Alexander Sofrygin scored 7 points for their ascent of Khan Tengri peak 6 995 meters) along the center of the North Face and won the Championship.

Alpinism: Kazakhstan climbers won gold in Mountaineering World Championship's High Altitude class
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan climber Zhumayev told Nazarbayev about his ascents

Famous Kazakhstan alpinist Maksut Zhumayev told Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev about the partnership of Kazakhstan and Austrian mountain climbers in Vienna.

Kazakhstan climber Zhumayev told Nazarbayev about his ascents
Adilet Imambekov. Photo courtesy of alpinist.kz
Famous Kazakhstan scientist died at Khan Tengri

Outstanding Kazakhstan physicist Adilet Imambekov died in Khan Tengri mountains on the border of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on July 19.

Famous Kazakhstan scientist died at Khan Tengri
Maksut Zhumayev. ©National Geographic\Darek Zaliski
MP suggested to grant state decoration to Kazakh alpinist Maksut Zhumayev

Maksut Zhumayev is the only one of all the prominent Kazakhstan alpinists who doesn’t have any state awards: Deputy.

MP suggested to grant state decoration to Kazakh alpinist Maksut Zhumayev
Tengrinews.kz flag on the top of K2. Photo courtesy of Maksut Zhumayev
Alpinists almost lost proof of the ascent during the trip back from K2

Kazakhstan alpinist Maksut Zhumayev told Tengrinews.kz the breath-taking details of the last days of the expedition to K2.

Alpinists almost lost proof of the ascent during the trip back from K2
Ralf Dujmovits and Maksut Zhumayev with son. Photo by Dmitry Dubovitskiy©
Kazakhstan alpinists back home after the expedition to K2

International team of alpinists who ascended the morthern face of K2 mount on August 23 arrived in Almaty.

Kazakhstan alpinists back home after the expedition to K2
Maksut Zhumayev and Vassiliy Pivtsov on top of K2. ©National Geographic\Maxut Zhumayev
International expedition to K2 to arrive in Almaty on September 2

International expedition that ascended K2 on August 23 will arrive in Almaty on September 2 at 8:30 p.m. local time.

International expedition to K2 to arrive in Almaty on September 2
©National Geographic\Ralf Dujmovits
International expedition to K2 successfully went down to 8,000 meters

Participants of the international expedition to K2 successfully went down to the fourth camp at 8,000 meters.

International expedition to K2 successfully went down to 8,000 meters
Karim Massimov. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Massimov congratulated participants of expedition on ascending K2

Kazakhstan Prime-Minister congratulated participants of the international expedition on the successful ascent to K2 (Chogori) 8-thousander.

Massimov congratulated participants of expedition on ascending K2
©Maksut Zhumayev
International expedition reached the top of K2

International expedition led by Kazakhstan alpinist Maksut Zhumayev reached the top of K2.

International expedition reached the top of K2
Expedition to K2. ©National Geographic\Ralf Dujmovits
Expedition to K2 reached the fourth camp

Participants of the expedition to K2 reached the fourth camp at 8,000 meters. After ascending the K2 Gerlinda Kaltenbrunner will become the first women in the world to ascend all 14 8-thousanders without oxygen.

Expedition to K2 reached the fourth camp
Maksut Zhumayev's photo
Four members of K2 expedition reached the third camp

Four participants of the international expedition to K2, also known as Chogori, have reached the third camp at the height of 7100 meters, in spite of the snow and strong wind.

Four members of K2 expedition reached the third camp