Chiring We Peak

Situated in eastern Kumaun of the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, Chiring We is a Himalayan peak with an altitude of 6,559 m. Chiring We massif, which include peaks like Bamba Dhura (6,334 m), Suli Top (6,300 m), Trigal (5,983 m), Suitilla (6,373 m), separates Lassar Yankti valley from Kalabaland valley. This peak literally means 'mountain of long life'.

First ascent to this peak was made in 1979 by an Indian team led by Harish Kapadia via northeast ridge.


Out of all the routes, Sankalpa route is considered easiest route of all to climb the Chiring We peak.

The nearest place which is accessible through motorable road is Munsiyari. This place is starting point of many treks into the Kumaon Himalayas.

Posted by: eUttaranchal/ Brijmohan Bisht
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