Pk 5980 – Haathi peak

I had an opportunity to visit the beautiful Lahaul region in Himachal Pradesh with Bhramanti, a Mumbai based mountaineering club. 

I was part of a team that summitted a virgin peak (Pk 5980m) which we named as Haathi peak after our successful summit bid. Thank you Kaivalya for providing me with such a wonderful opportunity.

Following Pk 5980m, the team also summitted Mt. Yunam (6100+m) and  another virgin peak in the same region.
Here is an AAJ snippet –

Unfortunately, I had to return to US for my fall semester and couldn’t stay with the group for the remaining climbs.

The peaks were non-technical and presented little difficulties in terms of climb and or approach. But, personally it was a good exposure to altitude and the logistics involved in an Himalayan expedition planning and organization.

All photos below are taken by Alhad Karamblekar and Diler Kapoor.

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