Suitilla Peak – East & West

Suitilla is a peak situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India. It is located above the junction of Kalabaland, Sankalp and Yankchar glaciers. With a towering elevation of 6,373 meters, it lies in the Panchchuli group of peaks.

Nicknamed ‘Peak of needles’ for its characteristic steep ice-flutings and sharp ridges, this peak was first climbed in 2001 by an Indo-British joint expedition comprising two Britishers namely Graham Little and Jim Lowther with an expedition team from the Indian Navy. The most popular route to the summit is through the south west face.



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

Posted by: eUttaranchal/ Bhupendra Kunwar
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