Gaurishankar Mountain :The Mountain of Religious Value

Gaurishankar Mountain

Gaurishankar Mountain :Overview

Gaurishankar Mountain is a mountain located in the Dolakha district of Nepal and on the border of China. The standard time of Nepal is determined from this 7134 km high mountain. Due to religious beliefs, Hindus are not allowed to climb Gaurishankar Himal, the symbol of Aradhyadeva Shiva and Parvati. About mid-route among Kathmandu and Everest from point A to point B, this holy mountain is much of the time confused with Everest when seen from the Kathmandu Valley. It rises 5,684 meters (18,648 feet) over the intersection of two valleys, the Rolwaling Chu (toward the south) and Bhote Kosi (toward the west). Ruling the view toward the north from Charikot while in transit to Jiri (the beginning of the Everest headquarters journey) with its sister top Melingtse (7,181 meters), Gaurishankar rules over the Rolwaling district.

Gaurishankar Mountain
Gaurishankar Mountain


How to Reach Gaurishankar Mountain

From Kathmandu, venture out east to the little city of Charikot, which is headed to Jiri. It takes around 5 hours or so by transport. From the principle convergence in Charikot, a street moves north past Dolakha a few hours to the base of the valley, which fills in as the beginning stage for the Rolwaling journey.


Gaurishankar is a genuine endeavor requiring nothing not exactly a campaign of some intense mountain dwellers. Look at the Nepal Mountaineering Association site. The overall climbing rules apply to the traveling tops like Mera Peak and Cholatse, yet it is muddled whether there is a different arrangement of guidelines for Gaurishankar. Anyway, the site has the application at the base of this page on the site.

The Height
Gaurishankar Mountain

Traveling To Gaurishankar Mountain


Because of the seclusion, trouble, and absence of 8000-meter tops, numerous sightseers don’t visit the difficult Rolwaling journey close Dolakha. It follows the Rolwaling Chu, an east-west valley beneath Gaurishankar that movements into the core of the Rolwaling Range only south of the Tibetan fringe to Tashi Lakpa Pass (5755m) that fills in as the door between the Rolwaling and Khumbu. The journey flaunts a noteworthy biodiversity and a few little Tamang settlements with astounding perspectives on numerous 6000-meter tops. Reputed to be the home of the Yeti, analysts have attempted and neglected to discover the monster in this area. Beding has probably the most elevated grouping of Everest-summiteers on the planet with a few young people who have succeeded.


Gaurishankar Mountain
Gaurishankar Mountain


Best seasons:

February-May, October-November


18-21 days

Greatest Elevation:

5755 meters/18,881 feet (Tashi Lakpa Pass)


There are hovels with low-valued beds, and assigned outdoors regions along the journeying course into the Rolwaling towards Beding.

Gaurishankar Mountain
Gaurishankar Mountain


Climbing History

Few have arrived at the north highest point because of guidelines and climbing trouble.

First Attempt – 1954

1965-1979 – shut to climbing

First Ascent –   May 8, 1979 Dorje Sherpa and John Roskelley

Starting at 2011 dependent on the Himalayan Index, there have been just 3 fruitful endeavors.

The View of Nepal Peak
Gaurishankar Mountain


A small bunch of undertakings have been mounted. The following are connections to a couple of portrayals.

2009 – NE Face

2009 – SW Face

2013 – French Route South Face



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