Mt.Shivling Peak Expedition is in the western Garhwal Himalayas, near the snout of the Gangotri glacier. It is in the northern Indian state of Uttrakhand, the hndu holy site of Gomukh which is the source of the Bhagirathi river. Its name refers to its status as a sacred symbol shivlinga. Before…
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Mt.Shivling Peak Expedition is in the western Garhwal Himalayas, near the snout of the Gangotri glacier. It is in the northern Indian state of Uttrakhand, the hndu holy site of Gomukh which is the source of the Bhagirathi river. Its name refers to its status as a sacred symbol shivlinga. Before it was called Matterhorn peak by early European visitors. Shivling peak forms gateway for the lower Gangotri Glacier, just opposite the Bhagirathi massif. a spur projecting out from the main ridge of the Gangotri Glacier; this ridge contains other well-known peaks like Bhagirathi,Meru.Mount Shivling, as seen from Nandanvan camp site during sunrise.Shivling was first accent 1974 from the west ridge, by Indo-tibetan border police, lead by Hukam Singh. The ridge is the lowest-angle feature on the mountain, but still involves serious climbing.
Mt.Shivling peak expedition is one of the frequently attempt peak in this region. the Shivling Peak an elevation of 6543 mtr. The massif overlooks meadow of Tapovan at 4,463 mtr, which is alpine meadows in India Throughout the trek that goes beyond the source of River Bhagirathi the mouth of Gangotri Glacier, Gaumukh at 4,100 meters approximately,the peaks like Hanuman Tibba at 5,370 mtr, Bhrigu Parbat at 6,000 mtr, Bhagirathi I, II and III at 6,856 mtr, 6,512 mtr, and 6,454 mtr,and Mt. Meru at 6,400 meters are the major attractions after reaching different altitudes. Mt. Shivling peak expedition is quite challenging expedition is quite challenging for climber and require a well-trained team, high level of mountaineering skills and equipments for successfully done.
Area : Garhwal Himalayas
Duration : 25 Days
Best Season : May - October (Except July & August)
Grade : Difficult
Altitude : 6543 mts.
Arrive Delhi airport than move to Rishikesh : 6-7 Hours
Rishikesh to Uttarkashi : 170km : 6 Hours
Uttarkashi to Gangotri : 4 Hours
Gangotri to Bhojbasa : 16km : 7-8 Hours
Bhojbasa to Tapovan : 12 km : 6 Hours
Day 06, 07
Little walk & climb around base camp and lot-farry to camp ABC
Route open & rope fixing for camp-1 .
Route open & rope fixing for summit camp and occupy summit camp an altitude-5720 mtr
Attempt to summit and back down to base camp
Rest Day Base camp
Base camp to Bhojbasa . and night stay - 5 hr,12 km trek
Bhojbasa to Gangotri 16 km,6 hr night stay in Gangotri.
Gangotri to Rishikesh 285 km,10 hr drive
Rishikesh to Delhi/Dehradun Airport drop
Certified and experienced mountaineering/ Climbing Guide
All meals during trekking & Climbing Veg meals during Climbing.
Cooks/Helper and other Supporting staff.
Porters or Mules for Carrying Equments, Ration and Utensils.
Equipments – Tents on sharing basis / Sleeping bags / Mattress/ Inner
Camping mattresses, kitchen tent, dining tent, camping stool etc
High Altitude Porters to ferry loads, set up high camps, fix ropes etc
Butane gas bottle for high altitude cooking
High Altitude meal: We will use tin packed food in high altitude.
Basic First aid Kit , oxygen.
Forest Permits, State Government Fees.
Transportation: All Transportaion during the Program from Delhi or Kathgodam.
Liaison Officer Cost (included for foreign expedition only)
Personal Porters for carrying Climber’s backpacks
Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
Group Gears for climbing e.g. rope, pitons, snow bars, crabs etc
Individual Climbing Gears and clothing; special individual mountain diet if any
Personal insurance or cost of emergency evacuation
Purchases of personal natures (like Alcohol, Soft drink, mineral water bottles/bottled or canned beverages/chocolates/dry fruits etc)
Food to/from the trailhead.
Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
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