Hi, I’m Kirill.
I climb mountains, rocks, and ice [mostly, but not exclusively] around Almaty, Kazakhstan. Moreover, I work as a guide and mountaineering instructor at Tuyuk-Su. As a guide I aim to show my guests the best routes in a safest way.
Some reading for you
Russian articles are many, English articles are few ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
I proudly work with
Light and reliable gear for all vertical endeavors.
The biggest and most innovative outdoor shop in Russia.
Swedish company producing outdoor apparel for hundred years.
Alpine climbing courses for students of all levels.
Also I draw and write things
Tuyuk-Su map—detailed scheme of my home area.
Climbing at Bektau-Ata
Makeshift guidebook to rural and mostly unexplored in terms of climbing place in Central Kazakhstan. There are huge potential in bouldering and not as huge, but still big—in trad
Multi-pitch routes at Tuyuk-Su area
They are climbable from May to October. Grades start at 6a and goes up to 8-ish project.
Tamgaly Tas guidebook
Tamgaly Tas is a rock climbing area 120 km to the north from Almaty. Every year I bolt new routes there. Now there are about 100 routes—sport, trad and multi-pitch—graded up to 8a.
Please don’t send messages on Instagram. But if you want some pictures from Kazakh flatlands and deserts, here they are: