Uja Tirche Peak

Situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Uja Tirche is a peak with an elevation of 6,202 meters from the sea level. It lies on the eastern flank of the Siruanch glacier which flows northwards from the north face of Tirsuli.

Uja Tirche was first ascended by the Scottish Himalayan Expedition 1950, led by Bill Murray. The expedition established base camp at 4470 m on the glacier. Two further camps were set up at 5085 m and 5470 m.



The route to Uja Tirche commences from Joshimath in Chamoli district. From Joshimath, one reaches the village of Malari then to Surans Ka Dhura to Chilkuanch and finally Lampak, in Siruanch glacier. This is the base camp to Uja Tirche.

Posted by: eUttaranchal/ Brijmohan Bisht
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