Bamba Dhura

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Bamba Dhura
Bamba Dhura is located in India
Bamba Dhura
Bamba Dhura
Location in northern India
Highest point
Elevation 6,334 m (20,781 ft)
Coordinates 30°26′24″N 80°16′48″E / 30.44000°N 80.28000°E / 30.44000; 80.28000Coordinates: 30°26′24″N 80°16′48″E / 30.44000°N 80.28000°E / 30.44000; 80.28000
Location Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India
Parent range Kumaon Himalaya
First ascent 1977

Bamba Dhura is a Himalayan mountain peak situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India. With a summit altitude of 6,334 metres (20,781 ft), Bamba Dhura is situated on the north west ridge over the end of the Kalabaland Glacier in the eastern part of the district, left of the Milam Glacier. Kalabaland Dhura (6,105 m) is situated to the west of this peak and Chiring We (6,559 m) is on the same massif. Bamba Dhura massif is the part of divide between Kalabaland and Lassar valley. This peak was first climbed to the summit in 1977 from south by col between Bamba Dhura and Chiring We. The peak has since been climbed through the southeastern and western ridges between the two peaks.