Panchchuli peaks are a group of five snow capped Himalayan peaks lies at the end of eastern Kumaon area of the Pithoragarh district in Uttaranchal state, India at an altitude ranging from 6,334 m to 6904 m. They form the watershed between the Gori and the Darmaganga valleys. Panchchuli located on Gori Ganga-Lassar Yankti divide. The five peaks on the Panchchuli massif are numbered from northwest to southeast direction. Panchchuli for the first time scaled by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) contingent in 1972. This group of peaks lies at 138 km from Pithoragarh. The majestic Panchchuli group of peaks derives their name from the five peaks, named after the legendary Pandav's 'Five Chulis'(Cooking hearths), where they cooked their last meal before proceeding toward their heavenly abode.
|Difficulty:||Major Mountain Expedition|
|Best months for climbing:||Apr, May, Sep, Oct|
|Most recent eruption:||Not Applicable|
|Year first climbed:||2002|
|First successful climber(s):||Mr. Hukam singh (Indo tibetian Border Police)|
|Nearest major airport:||Pant Nagar|
Thanks to Harish Rawat for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There is one trip report for Panchachuli.
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- Log #21395 - by Captain Arun Kajal on Aug 23, 2008Excellent