Gauri parbat

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Gauri Parbat, also spelled Ghori Parbat[1] is a mountain peak, located in Uttarakhand state, India and the height of the peak is 6,708 meters (22,008 feet).[2][3] Also called "Horse" peak, it is near Joshimath and another peak nearby is Hathi parbat 6727 meter [2](22070 feet).[3] As its height is 20,000 + feet, it was a popular destination for several mountaineering expeditions during 20th Century.[4] Gauri Parbat along with Haathi Parbat, Nilgiri Parbat and other mountains of Kamet range tower over Valley of flowers.

Ascent[edit]

First ascent of Gauri Parbat was on 18 August 1939 by Andre Roch, Fritz Steuri and David Zogg and few sherpas.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Himalayan Journal". The Himalayan Club. Retrieved 6 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Sajnani, Manohar (2001). Encyclopaedia of tourism resources in India. New Delhi: Kalpaz Pub. p. 404. ISBN 9788178350141. 
  3. ^ a b c ROCH, ANDRE. "DUNAGIRI, GAURI PARBAT, RATABAN, AND CHAUKHAMBA, 1939". The Himalayan Club/Himalayan Journal 12. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  4. ^ Himalayan journal Vol 35. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1979. p. 23. 

Coordinates: 30°43′N 79°42′E / 30.717°N 79.700°E / 30.717; 79.700