Back in March, I got a call from my buddy Rage to check out a line on Abai Peak that is very visible from the city of Almaty. Arrangements were made for an early start, and we ended up snagging this line which was probably the best of the Spring season for me.
Floss the Taco
Пик Комсомола (Komsomol Peak) – Part Two: First Descent with Skis On
Пик Комсомола (Komsomol Peak) – Part One: Ascent
Something from Kazakhstan
Don’t Prang in Your Beshbarmak
Intense warming & a few avalanches made for some of the most fun, smoothest pow skiing I've done in a long time, which is what this video features. I apologize to anyone looking for sickter-richter huck-tack-u-lar GoPro footage, but I had just as much fun with this crew on this terrain as I've had doing anything else in Central Asia, and that's all that matters.