Watch Avalanche Footage From Peak Lenin

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This avalanche footage was taken on Peak Lenin on the Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan border. Luckily no one died in this avalanche, but they did lose some gear… This was a close call!

Watch Avalanche On Peak Lenin

Avalance at Peak Lenin from Peter Lindquist on Vimeo.

Lenin Peak sits at 7134 meters (23,406 feet) on the border of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. It was first climbed in 1928. Learn more about Lenin Peak on Wikipedia.com.


Official Description from Vimeo:
Recorded by my friend Magnus who gave me permission to post this. This avalanche released only 30-45 minutes after they walked through the same spot, where the avalanche now swept trough a group of germans. All the people survived, only gear got missing.