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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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Deo Tibba Mountain: 2nd Most Popular Peak in 2010-14

Deo Tibba Mountain in Himachal Pradesh: 2nd Most Popular Peak in 2010-14

Contents | Adventure Travel Blog Magazine | Nov-Dec 2015 Deo Tibba, the meeting place of gods, was the second most popular Himalayan peak during 2010-14. The peak was attempted twenty-four times during the study period. More than 91% attempts were made by the Indian climbers. Highlights of 2010-14  The Indian…

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Expeditions to Kamet during 2010-14

Expeditions to Kamet, 7th Favorite Indian Himalayan Peak during 2010-14

Contents | Adventure Travel Blog Magazine | Nov-Dec 2015 Kamet is the highest peak of the Zaskar Range and the 2nd highest peak of the Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand. Since the peak is located in vicinity of the Indo-Tibetan border, it can also be accessed and viewed from Tibet. Highlights of…

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