Climbing in the Himalayas : The lure of Uttarakhandl Himalayas is irresistible for the mountaineers, most important is its glorious shinning and enchanting peaks, as the region not only constitutes a large part of the Himalayas, but also contains some of the most challenging peaks- Nanda Devi, Trishul, Dronagiri, Kamet, Chaukhamba, Neelkant, Bandar Poonch, Thalay Sagar etc. As the greatest range of mountains on earth , their beauty, vastness, fascination and mystery will always have an everlasting appeal for those who venture in this region. on other hand area around Manali forms the core of mountaineering in Himachal
The Himalayas, by humbling those that come to them with its magnitude and power, gratifying them with its splendor and beauty, testing their determination by glaciers-enables man defying their spirit with their inviolate mysteries -enables man to acquire the qualities which only danger and nature in the raw can sharpen. Mountaineering accentuates and exercises the quality of self-reliance, leadership and discipline amongst men.
The man-mountain relationship that has existed for many years in the West, has had its impact on Indian youth through foreign expedition. That’s why !! A number of climbers are attracted year by year to saw there ability and to chase the challenge of these lofty peaks. There are various peaks in western Indian Himalayas which the climbers ever dream to climb.
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|Guidelines for mountaineering expeditions in Uttara Khand Himalayas
The state of Uttarakhand also known as Devbhumi, or the Land of Gods, wears a mantle of mountain ranges, which endow it with a breathtaking natural beauty and sheer range of diversity. 83 peaks in Uttarakhand himalayas are open to mountaineers. These high mountain areas cover a substantial geographical area of the State, forming important catchments of major river systems in India, and are a repository of rich Himalayan biodiversity. It is a major challenge to ensure a balance between allowing mountaineering activities in such an area with the need to prserve fragile Himalayan environment for posterity. Mountaineering is emerging as one of the popular adventure sports in Uttarakhand and needs to be promoted in a regulated manner with adequate environmental safeguards, so that the world will have sustained tourism interest in high mountain areas of Uttarakhand within permissible limits.
|Number of Core Expedition Team members and frequency of Expeditions
Each expedition will comprise a maximum of 10 core expedition members including a doctor, but excluding the LO. Not more than two additional climbing members will be allowed on payment of a prescribed, additional Peak fee in case of mixed expeditions. A maximum of 4 high altitude porters/guides/sherpas shall be allowed per climbing member till the base camp. However, only 2 porters/guides/sherpas will be all allowed per climbing member till the base camp.
The maximum numbers of expeditions to a particular peak by any route will be limited to 2 expeditions per calendar month. However, not more than twelve expeditions shall be allowed in one calendar year to any particular peak and satellite peaks in close proximity.
Utilization of Expedition Fee
|A portion of the Expedition Fee will be used for activities, including the following;|
|Recycling non-biodegradable waste||Office transactions||Promotional activities|
|Benefit sharing with the community||General safety measures||Monitoring of environmental and socio-economic impacts|
|Capacity building of local communities||Development and maintenance of camping sites and trails|
|The State Government will develop a procedure for allocation of funds listed purposes. It will seek necessary assistance from the IMF the State for search and rescue operations in the State|
Terms and Conditions of be Observed for all Expeditions in Uttara Khand Himalayas in General
The terms & conditions are as follows :
* Of all the High Altitude Porters (HAP), helpers and guides being used by the expedition, at least 50% will comprise local persons.
*All expeditions shall ensure of non-biodegradable waste generated by them to the ECP. They shall undertake to abide by such terms & conditions as may be further stipulated in this regard by the State Government
*Expedition teams shall abide by the relevant laws of the State, during their stay in Uttarakhand.
*It shall be mandatory for all teams to travel only along the permitted route, Permission for deviation from the permitted route shall be given by the CWLW only under exceptional circumstances. The team leader must brings such deviation to the notice of local DFO at the first opportunity
*The team shall ensure carriage of a sufficient quantity of kerosene oil and LPG for heating and cooking purposes. The use of firewood is strictly prohibited during the expedition.
*The team shall carry sufficient quantity of bags/containers for bringing all non bio-degradable waste back from transit camps and base camp to be deposited on return at the ECP.
|LIST OF OPEN PEAKS IN UTTARAKHAND HIMALAYAS|
|Abigamin : 7354 Mts||Arwa Spire : 6193 Mts||Arwa Tower : 6352 Mts||Baljuri : 5922 Mts|
|Banderpunch : 6316 Mts||Barmal : 5880 Mts||Bhagirathi I : 6856 Mts||Bhagirathi II : 6512 Mts|
|Bhagirathi III : 6454 Mts||Bhanoti : 5645 Mts||Bharatkhunta : 6578 Mts||Bhrigupanth : 6772 Mts|
|Changabang : 6966 Mts||Changuch : 6322 Mts||Chaukhamba I : 7138 Mts||Chaukhamba II : 7070 Mts|
|Chaukhamba III : 6995 Mts||Chaukhamba IV : 6854 Mts||Deoban : 6820 Mts||Dronagiri : 6489 Mts|
|Ganesh Parbat : 6535 Mts||Gangotri I : 6672 Mts||Gangotri II : 6590 Mts||Ganotri III : 6577 Mts|
|Ghori Parbat : 6601 Mts||Hardeol : 7161 Mts||Hathi Parbat : 6727 Mts||Jaonli : 6632 Mts|
|Jogin I : 6465 Mts||Jogin II : 4363 Mts||Jogin III : 6116 Mts||Kalang / Black Peak : 6387 Mts|
|Kalanka : 6931 Mts||Kamet : 7756 Mts.||Kedar Dome : 6830 Mts||Kedarnath : 6040 Mts|
|Kharcha Kund : 6632 Mts||Kirti Satambh : 6285 Mts||Kunti Bandar : 6895 Mts||Lamkhaga : 5764 Mts|
|Lampak : 6181 Mts||Lapsa Dhura : 5895 Mts||Little Kailash : 6321 Mts||Maiktoli : 6803 Mts|
|Mana : 6803 Mts||Manda : 6568 Mts||Meru North : 6450 Mts||Meru South : 6660 Mts|
|Meru West : 6361 Mts||Mrigthuni : 6855 Mts||Mukut Parbat : 7242 Mts||Mukut Pabat East : 7120 Mts|
|Nanda Devi East : 7434 Mts||Nanda Ghunti : 6309 Mts||Nanda Khat : 6545 Mts||Nanda Kot : 6861 Mts|
|Nilkantha : 6597 Mts||Panchachuli : 6349 Mts||Panwali Dwar : 6663 Mts||Rataban : 6126 Mts|
|Ronti : 6026 Mts||Rudugaira : 5819 Mts||Saifee : 6167 Mts||Satopanth : 7075 Mts|
|Shiling : 6543 Mts||Srikantha : 6133 Mts||Sudarshan Parbat : 6504 Mts||Sujtilla : 6543 Mts|
|Swachhand : 6721 Mts||Swargarohini I : 6721 Mts||Swargarohini II : 6248 Mts||Swargarohini III : 6209 Mts|
|Swargarohini IV : 5966 Mts||Thalaysagar : 6984 Mts||Tharkot : 6099 Mts||Trishul I : 7120 Mts|
|Trishul II : 6680 Mts||Trishul III : 6315 Mts||Trishul West : 7035 Mts||Vasuki Parbat : 6792 Mts|
|Fees and Tariff for Mountaineering Expeditions in Uttarakhand Himalayas
The Expedition Fees includes :
1. Peak Fee payable to Uttaranchal Goverment for climbing a particular peak.
2. Enroute Camping Site Fee and Trail Management Fee
3. Service/Handling charge of the State Government.
4. Environmental Levy
5. National Parks and Sanctuaries Fee where applicable.
|For Foreign Expeditions (All amounts in Indian Rupees)
For Indian Expeditions (All amounts in Indian Rupees)