Peak Talgar at 4979 is the tallest mountain in Ile Alatau range

Alatau Guide

Guiding service in Central Asia. We climb rocks, ice and mountains.

Alatau Guide is a small company based in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
We provide alpine climbing courses and guided climbs in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

Rock Climbing at Tamgaly Tas area, Alatau Guide

Rock Climbing

Climb your first routes on the rocks on a safe top-rope. Get skills to climb multipitches with your partner. Push the grades on bolted routes or get thrilled on a trad lead. Choose what you want, and we’ll do the rest.

Ice Climbing, Alatau Guide

Ice Climbing

Learn how to climb waterfall ice efficiently and safely. Get the movement right, and hone your skills in winter. Climb alpine ice as a great adventure in summer. We have it all here.

Alpine Climbing, Alatau Guide

Alpine climbing

If you want to scramble to the summit with a picturesque view or to climb a multi-pitch alpine face in the wilderness, we have you covered. Almaty is surrounded by mountains with dozens of routes of any difficulty. Our knowledge of the area is second to none, and we are happy to share it with you.


The level of personalization in our program was exceptional. They paid close attention to our individual needs, strengths, and weaknesses, which made a world of difference in our learning and performance.

Hanna S.Alpine course in July

This course promoted us to the next level of Alpine climbing. Now we can move safely in complicated mountain terrain.

Alexey T.Alpine course in July

I learnt a lot through this short mountaineering course and hope to take these new skills to new mountains and new heights! The highlight of this program was actual summit climb of 4000 Mt mountain in winter in −25 C°.

Sandeep B.Alpine course in November