The film tells about the geological position, modern relief, climate, altitudinal zoning of the Tien Shan. The film is assembled from film materials. Mountain ranges, snow-capped peaks of the Tien Shan. Mountain peaks Pobeda Peak, Khan Tengri Peak. Rocks. Panoramas of the mountains. The plane flies over the mountains. The helicopter is landing in the mountains. Villages in the mountains. Blooming meadows on the slopes of the mountains. Poppies. Shrubs. Wild boars, roe deer, wolf in the forest. The bear is eating berries. Running marmot. Snow leopard, mountain goat in the mountains. The porcupine digs a hole. Nuthatch at the nest. Eagle in the air. Swans taking off. Walnut planting. People are picking nuts. Walnut terraces. Apiary in the meadow. Kyrgyz beekeeper in the apiary. Bees in a hive. Coniferous forest on the slopes of the mountains. Tien Shan spruce. The herders lead the horses to the pasture. Horses, sheep in the pasture. Tien Shan glacier. Glaciologists studying the glacier descend into a crevice. The glaciologist breaks off a piece of ice. Mountain rivers. Waterfall. Lakes Sary-Chelek, Issyk-Kul. Construction of the Toktogul HPP; the crane is working. Mountain roads. The car is driving along a mountain road.