Shivling Peak Summit Base Jump Record
A new world record has been set for base jumping, with Russian Valery Rozov leaping from the top of Shiving – a mountain that is over 6,000 metres high in the Himalayas in India.
After a 30 day expedition to reach the summit his jump took just 90 seconds.
Details about Shivling Peak, Uttarakhand
The Shivling peak is a part of the Gangotri group of mountains, which is located at an altitude of 6,543 meters.
Shivling is a peak in the Gangotri group of mountains near the snout of the Gangotri Glacier. It lies in the state of Uttarakhand and is a part of the Himalayan mountain ranges, which lie in the Garhwal region. It is located at a distance of six kilometers in the south of the Hindu pilgrimage destination, Gaumukh which is the source of the Bhagirathi River. This lofty magnificent peak is located at an altitude of 6,543 meters above mean sea level.
This holy Shivling peak attracts thousands of devotees every year and therefore it has a good system of communication. The nearest airport is at Jollygrant and the nearest railway station is at Rishikesh.