(Last Updated on : 14/10/2014)
Chaudhara peak is a Himalayan mountain
peak situated in the Uttarakhand state of India
. This Himalayan mountain
peak is a part of the Kumaon subdivision. Chaudhara peak is also the part of the Himalayan massif that comes between Ralam valley and Lassar Valley. Chaudhara peak was first climbed in the year 1973 by an Indian team led by A. R. Chandekar and Sherpa Ajeeba.
Etymology of Chaudhara Peak
The peak has four corners and therefore it is called Chaudhara.
Location of Chaudhara Peak
Chaudhara is located in the Pithoragarh district
of Uttarakhand. The peak lies in the south direction of Ralam pass and in the northwest of Panchuchuli. The peak is situated at a height of 6,510 metres (21,358 feet) above mean sea level. Chaudhara is located at the southeast end of Kalabaland Glacier-Sankalp Glacier-Yangchar Glacier group. The geographic coordinates of Chaudhara peak are 30 degree 16'48 North, 80 degree 22'12 East.
Attractions of Chaudhara Peak
The peak is close to the Nanda Devi Sanctuary
which is enriched with various flora and fauna
. The neighbouring peaks of Chaudhara are Rajrambha
. From the Ralam village
one can get a magnificent view of the Chaudhara peak. The peak is accessible via the west face.
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