Climbing in the Indian Himalayas is an adventurous and challenging task for every adventure seeker. Indian Himalayas offer great opportunities to climb different peaks for adventure enthusiasts and explorers. There are hundreds of peaks available for climbing in different regions of the Indian Himalayas.
We have identified top ten peaks for you to choose from:
1) Mount Kun
Kun is located north of the peak Nun in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Kun peak is separated from Nun by a snowy plateau of about 4 km (2.5 mi) in length. The height of the peak Kun is 7077m (23,218ft.) and this peak was the first to be conquered in 1913 by Italian mountaineer Piacenza. The best time to travel Kun is from early June to October, June-August being the main climbing period.
2) Mount Nun
Mount Nun, 7,135 m (23,409 ft) is the highest summit of the massif . It was first scaled by Swiss climber, Madame Claude Kogan in 1953. Nun is located south of Kun and is separated from it by a snowy plateau of about 4 km (2.5 mi) in length. The best time to travel Nun is from early June to October, June-August being the main climbing period.
3) Stok Kangri
Stok Kangri (elevation 6,153 m (20,182 feet) is one of the main peaks of the Zanskar area of Ladakh. The peak is located in Hemis National Park, 12 km southwest of the trailhead at3,610 m (11,845 feet) in the village of Stok and 24 km southwest of the Ladakhi capital of Leh. To climb this peak is challenging as well as interesting. The best time to climb this peak is from July to October.
4) Mount Satopanth
Satopanth (7075m) is the second highest summit in the Gangotri Group in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This peak provides mesmerizing views of Mt. Thalay Sagar, Mt. Shivling and the terrifying granite pillars of Bhagirathi III. The best time to climb this peak is from July to October.
5) Thalay sagar
Thalay Sagar is located just north of Gangotri in Western Garhwal. At 6904 meters, it is one of the most difficult mountains in the Garhwal with no easy ascent route. The first ascent route, the NW Couloir and West Ridge, is a technical ice climb in the lower sections, followed by a mixed free and aid rock section, followed by fifth class climbing up the final summit ridge. It was first climbed by an Anglo-American expedition in 1979. The best time to climb this peak is from July to October.
6) Hanuman Tibba
Hanuman Tibba (19753 feet) is a beautiful peak to the north of Manali in Himachal Pradesh and is part of the Pir Panjal mountain range. Hanuman Tibba borders the Districts of Kangra to west and Kullu to east. The best time to climb this peak is from July to October.
7) Mount Shivling
Shivling (6,543m) is a two summit mountain which lies not far from the snout of the Gangotri Glacier. It is one of the most beautiful peaks in the entire Garhwal. Its name refers to its status as a sacred symbol of the God-Lord Shiva’s Shiva Linga. It has an easy access and easy access, and is very popular among climbers.
8) Mount Bhagirathi
Stands among the highest peaks of Garhwal Himalayas, Mt. Bhagirathi peak is situated across the Gangotri glacier. Bhagirathi II, III, and I (left to right, 6512m, 6454m, and 6856m), from the West. Bhagirathi II is one of the major peak among the Bhagirathi groups of peaks in garhwal himalaya, Bhagarathi I & III are others.
9) Mount Changabang
Changabang is a mountain in the Garhwal Himalaya of Uttarakhand, India. It is a particularly steep and rocky peak, and all routes on it are serious undertakings. It has been the site of many world-class climbs.
10) Mount Kedar Dome
Mt. Kedardome(6831 M) is a mountain peak in the Gangotri Group of peaks in the western Garwhal Himalaya. It has the gentle North West flank that provides the easiest and most frequented climb in the Gangotri area.