Mountaineering in Kashmir

Kashmir valley not just attracts the nature lovers but also those who love adventuring into new cores. People having interest in mountaineering visit Kashmir to fulfil their desire of climbing some of the most difficult ranges of the world.

Alpine and Himalayas- there are two types of mountain ranges in Kashmir.

Usually, the climbing zone is divided into four region-

  • Zanskar
  • Kishtwar
  • Ladakh
  • Kashmir

Famous ranges in Kishtwar-

  • Sickle Moon
  • Riger
  • Brammah-I
  • Arjuna
  • Katori
  • Flat Top

 Famous ranges in Zanskar

  • Nun
  • Kun
  • White Needle
  • Pinacle

Famous ranges in Ladakh

  • Stok Kangri
  • Parcha Kangri
  • Kanglcha

Famous ranges in Kashmir

  • Kolahoi (known as the Matterhorn of Kashmir).
  • Harmukh
  • Tattakuti
  • Sunset (Highest Peak in the Pir Panjal Range).
  • A number of small Peaks in Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam

Best time for Mountaineering- Mid May to October

Avoid visiting the place once monsoon begins.

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