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Avalanche Peak - Uttarakhand - 6196 m

Avalanche Peak is a mountain peak located in the Uttarakhand region of India. It is situated in the Nanda Devi National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The peak is part of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary and stands at an elevation of 6,130 meters (20,111 feet).

Avalanche Peak
Avalanche Peak

Avalanche Peak is known for its challenging climbing routes and is a popular destination for experienced mountaineers. It is surrounded by other notable peaks such as Changabang, Kalanka, and Rishi Pahar.

Due to its location in the Nanda Devi Sanctuary, climbing Avalanche Peak requires a permit from the Indian Mountaineering Foundation. The peak can only be climbed during the summer months when the weather is relatively stable. Climbers typically start their ascent from the nearby village of Lata and follow a route that takes them through rugged terrain and steep rock faces.

Avalanche Peak is also known for its stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks and the lush green valleys below. It offers a challenging and rewarding experience for mountaineers who are up for the task.


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