Photo by Edoardo Martelli
|Range/Region:||Central Asia Ranges|
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug|
|Year first climbed:||1953|
|First successful climber(s):||Ugarov, B. Dimitriev, A. Goziev, A. Kovyrkov, L. Krasavin, E. Ryspajev, R. Sielidzanov, and P. Skorobogatov|
|Nearest major airport:||Dushanbe|
Korjenevskaya Peak is yhe third highest peak in the Russian Pamir, after Communism Peak and Lenin Peak. Though only slightly lower than Pik Lenin, it is climbed much less often due to higher level of difficulty.
Korjenevskaya Peak is located in the Northern-West part of Pamir, 13 km far from Communism Peak. The peak was discovered by Russian scientist and geographer N. Korjenevskiy in 23rd of August in 1910 and was called in honour of the wife of the investigator – Evgeniya Korjenevskaya. The name Korjenevskaya Peak appeared on the geographical maps officially since 1927. The first successful ascent to the top was in 22nd of August in 1953. The group consisted of eight mountain-climbers from Leningrad reached the top, ascending along the Northern edge from the glacier Korjenevskaya. For present there are known about 10 different routes of different difficulties leading to the summit. The safest and less difficult route is the route along the Southern edge from the glacier Korjenevskaya.