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.

Climb Mt. Talgar with a guide

Climb mt. Talgar, 4979 m

July 6–14 & 22–28
September 1–9

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.

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.

Upcoming group courses

mt. Talgar, 4973m · September 1–9

Crack Climbing in Bektau-Ata · September 30 — October 6

Ice Climbing Barskoon · January 2–9 & 11–18

Alpine Ice in Ala-Archa · February 24 — March 2


It was really exellent, thank you. Wid lots of hiking and some climbing at the end, and Igor is a great instructor.

Genevieve S.Single day climb in January

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

Thank you again for another tremendous adventure in the mountains, and for the useful and fun lessons on the rocks at Tamgaly Tas. You have a great aptitude for leading me to situations just beyond my current limits and allowing me to push through them.

Gregory L.Several courses throughout the year

I am eternally grateful to Kirill for teaching me how to ice-climb. The one-week course exceeded all my expectations.

Ira K.Ice climbing course in February

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