Terrific Mountaineering Traffic to Indian Himalayas in 2015

Share of Indian Himalayan Peak Providing States in Total Mountaineering Traffic in 2015

Share of Different Types of Mountaineering Traffic Share of Indian Himalayan Peak Providing States in Total Mountaineering Traffic   Himachal Pradesh (HP) recorded the highest number of expeditions (34.07% | 46) in 2015. Its neighboring states competed for the second place. The eastern neighbor Uttarakhand accounted for 31.85% (43) of…

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Share of Shivling Peak

Shivling in Uttarakhand, the 6th Popular Himalayan Peak

Contents | Adventure Travel Blog Magazine | Nov-Dec 2015 Shivling peak requiring mountaineering skills accounted for thirteen attempts, the sixth highest number of attempts on any peak in the study period. This conical peak is named after Hindu god Shiva. Highlights of 2010-14 Shivling recorded thirteen attempts in equal number…

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Satopanth Expeditions in Numbers

8 countries organized 18 Satopanth expeditions during 2010-14.

Contents | Adventure Travel Blog Magazine | Nov-Dec 2015 The word Satopanth literally means a good path. Satopanth peak shared the fifth spot with Yunam during 2010-14. Both were attempted eighteen times. However, Satopanth received both foreign and Indian expeditions unlike Yunam. Satopanth is a technically challenging peak whereas Yunam…

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Yunam: Non-Technical Peak Records 18 Indian Expeditions

Yunam: Non-Technical Peak Records 18 Indian Expeditions

Contents | Adventure Travel Blog Magazine | Nov-Dec 2015 Stok Kangri and Yunam, the 4th and 5th popular Himalayan peaks, have something in common. Both are six thousanders. Neither of the peaks could lure both foreign and Indian mountaineers during the study period. Stok Kangri attracted foreign expeditions in the…

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Stok Kangri in Numbers

All 21 expeditions to Stok Kangri during 2010-14 were successful.

Contents | Adventure Travel Blog Magazine | Nov-Dec 2015 The highest point of the Stok Range, Stok Kangri (Kanglhajhal), does not require mountaineering skills during summers. Seasoned trekkers can easily conquer this six-thousander in the season. The peak offers beautiful views of the Greater Himalayas. For example, the peak commands…

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Nun, 3rd Top Himalayan Peak during 2010-14

Nun in Jammu Kashmir, the 3rd Popular Himalayan Peak during 2010-14

Contents | Adventure Travel Blog Magazine | Nov-Dec 2015 Asian, Australian, and European mountaineers attempted Nun twenty-two times during the study period, making it the 3rd popular peak. However, there were no expeditions from Africa and Americas.   Highlights of 2010-14  Asian, Australian, and European mountaineers attempted Nun twenty-two times…

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