Mount Ladakhi, Himachal ( 5345 Mts )

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Area                 : Himachal
Altitude             : 5345 mts / 17532 ft
Grade               : Non Technical
Season             : May – June & Sep – October

Mount Ladakhi is a snow-clad peak perched at an altitude of 5,345 m in Pir Panjal range , in Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. The amalgam of Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges enhance the beauty of this panoramic Beas Kund basin. Ladakhi does not require knowledge and experience of technical climbing although previous climbing experience will help to negotiate some patches over the south face upto summit ridge. Pre expedition preparation like use of mountaineering equipment and walking on snow and ice is helpful for upper camps. The climb offers spectacular views of Hanuman Tibba (5984 m) just to the west and far to the east are Indrasan (6221 m), Deo Tibba (6001 m) and the lesser mountains of the Pir Panjal and Dhauadhar range .The ideal time to climb this peak is from May to June and September to October.

Day 01: Arrival Delhi

On arrival at Delhi  meet our representative, who will assist & give you briefing about your tour on the way to hotel .  In the morning half day sightseeing at Delhi. Evening drive to Manali by AC Volvo coach at 18:30 hrs. Overnight journey.

 

Day 02: Manali

On arrival transfer to hotel . After lunch exploring the town and Hadimba temple, Vashisht hot water springs. Evening is free to explore the Mall road. Stay overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 03: Manali – Solang Nala – Dhundhi  ( 2850 m)

After an early breakfast we will drive 14 km to Solang Nala the northwest of Manali.  Solang boasts of some of the best skiing slopes of India and is the starting point of many treks in Himachal Pradesh. While spending some time in this ski resort we will start our 5 km trekking to Dhundi for our Ist night camp next to the mighty river Beas.The trail follows river Beas while crossing the stream many times from one side to the other through the forest of Pine, Maple, Walnut, Silver fir and Oak, getting us to Dhundi. The quaint little mountain hamlet that has nothing to offer except scenic beauty and resonating silence. Dhundi is another alpine meadow full of wild flowers. On a clear weather you can have a magnificent view of Hanuman Tibba ( 5950 mt ) on your west – the highest mountain of the Dhauladhar range & Deo Tibba 6001 m, Indra Asan 6100 mt on your east . We will brief you about the usage of mountaineering equipment and the camping manners after post lunch session.

Day 04:  Dhundhi to Bakarthach (3328 mt ) :

 

We gradually gains altitude as we trek towards Bakarthach. It is a beautiful trek through the river Beas up to the crossing of the main stream of river Beas after that the trail steeply climb to reach the grazing ground at Bakrathach. The camp is set in a nice place facing several peaks of Pir Panjal & Dhauladhar range.

 

 

Day 05: Bakarthach to Baes Kund :

An early start to the day and a short climb up the ridge through Bhoj Patr will get us to Beas Kund -the source of one of the major rivers of north India. Bhoj Patr gets its name from the fact that the area has a lot of Bhoj Patr (birch) trees. The legend is that Sage Vyas, the author of the great epic Mahabharata, meditated here. We are constantly overwhelmed by the mighty Dhauladhar range with the imposing Hanuman Tibba in the North flanked by the seven .

 

 

Day 06: Acclimatization Camp :

 

After breakfast we will gain some height by exploring the nearby areas upto the base of Tentu pass ridge through lateral moraine. The west face of Hanuman Tibba is looming in front of you along with other peaks of Pir Panjal & Dhauladhar range. By the noon we will back to the base camp for practicing and getting familiar with the uses of mountaineering gears and also learn the method self arrest on a slope.

 

Day 07: Beas Kund to Summit Camp :

 

Our high altitude porters will always open your route in advance. Today we will ferry our loads upto the summit camp . We start early today for a steep ascent to Shitidhar col from here we follow the south east ridge upto the summit camp which takes 4 hours from the Beas Kund camp . The entire campsite is surrounded with the snow-capped peaks from Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar range, which seems to be very near. Friendship , Ladakhi & Shitidhar peak is clearly visible but the entire area is dominating by Mt. Hanuman Tibba. The final ridge of Mt. Ladakhi is clearly visable from the camp site flanked by Friendship peak on the right and Ladakhi & Manali on the left. They form part of the Pir Panjal range which extends up to three major peaks we see in the east at a distance – Indrasan, Deo Tibba and Indrakila.

In the evening we will have a meeting to prepare ourselves for the summit attempt. It is always advisable to check all your mountain gears before the final push e.g check your shoes with crampons , Ice axe, getters, snow goggle, water bottle, dry fruits, chocolates, electoral powder, etc.

Day 08: Summit Camp to Summit  :

The summit day has arrived and we have to get ready with our crampons & headlight. We left our camp at 2 am to make the best of the weather and good views with all team members roped in their groups. The route had already been cleared by the advance recce group; therefore it will be easy for us to scale the peak via south ridge. After short rest & photography we will start our climb down safely by the late afternoon to Summit camp.

Day 09: Summit Camp – Bakharthach

Day 10: Bakarthach – Dhundi /Solang Nala to Manali  by Jeep.

In the morning trek back to Solang and from here drive to Manali for overnight stay Evening is free at Manali.

Day 11: Manali – Delhi
In the morning explore the surroundings and by evening drive to Delhi by AC Volvo Coach. Overnight journey.

Day 12: Delhi :

Arrival at Delhi by morning. On arrival transfers to hotel for relax. In the evening transfer to International airport to catch your onwards flight.

Trip & services ends here

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