Sin La

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Sin La
Elevation 5,495 m (18,028 ft)
Location India
Range Himalaya

Sin La (el. 5495 m.) is a high Himalayan mountain pass located in the eastern Kumaun in Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand state in India.

This pass connects Bidang in Darma Valley to Jolingkong Lake in the Kuthi Yankti valley. It is steep on both the sides and rocky. Adi Kailash peak is visible from here on clear sunny day. This pass was the part of ancient trade route of Bhotiyas to Tibet. The route is under heavy blanket of snow all year round.


Pithoragarh-Tawaghat-Pangu-Gala-Bundi-Gunji-Kutti-Jolinkong-Parvati-Bidang( Sinla pass trek-15 km).

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