LINKS, INFO, VIDEOS
Here we are trying to establish an online Kyrgyzstan resource page. We’ll start with links to things we like and see where it leads us.
Videos, articles, photos on this page are not our own. We are not trying to advertise here, we just want to show cool people doing cool stuff in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia.
If you have suggestions, something to contribute, or see something of yours here; please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
A satirical Bishkek based magazine written by expats for expats.
Central Asian English News website
World news site which covers Central Asia
Independent Travel site specialising in Central Asia
Our 2015 Running Edit – Get your trail on!
Home of the Horselords
Photo essay about horses.
The Kyrgyzstan Project
In 2000, four American rock climbers were taken captive by the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, while big wall climbing in the south of Kyrgyzstan. Epic story covered by Greg Childs. Also see book by same author; “Over the Edge.”
Ride The Planet Kyrgyzstan!
A Russian team carve up some K-stan whitewater. They also have a stack of other paddle and big mountain ski vids on their site.
Tienshan – A Kyrgyz Ski Adventure
Four Austrian friends, challenged by the snow pack, cruise the Tienshan looking for the perfect line.
A Journey Through the Celestial Mountains
An intrepid Malaysian traveller skins his way across Kyrgyz winter solo
Jalpak Tash – A Kyrgyzstan Epic
Some Northface Skiers ride out of a back country yurt camp near Karakol
Renegades Out of Bounds
Article about Aust/Brit/Kiwi team skied K-stan March 2014.
Ski Postcard from K-stan by one of the Renegades OB
Renegades OB – Coming in Hot – 2014 Skiing Edit
Heli-Ski/Board film from Australian/Kiwi team
A great site by Ann Piersall, an American Ski-Mountaineer who lived in K-Stan 2009-2010. Articles, links, info on ski touring, mountaineering, avalanches etc…
A volunteer organistaion set up by mountaineer Garth Willis to help orphaned kids in Bishkek. The site has good info on climbing regions on K-stan.
An absolutely beautiful film about a family mountaineering expedition, seen and narrated through the eyes of a child. German with english subs.
Solo attempt on Khan Tengri by young British Mountaineer.
The Road from Karakol
Solo bike/mountaineering across K-stan by Kyle Dempster. “360 Degrees of Rad!”
Son Kul – Technical Freeride Central Asia.
Summer 2015 – Thomas Holzknecht rock hops his way around Kyrgyzstan. Amazingly technical riding.
Once upon a time in Kyrgyzstan.
Tito Tomasi from France does some solo single trail rides across the Tienshan.