Nanda Devi

Nanda Devi 7816 MTR.

Nanda Devi is the second highest mountain in the India 7816 MTR. Above the sea level. Nanda Devi 23rd highest peak in the world. Nanda Devi was considered The highest mountain in the world before
computation in 1808 proved Dhaulagiri to be higher. It was also the highest mountain in India until 1975, when Sikkim, an independent kingdom until 1948 and a protectorate of India thereafter, became a
part of the Republic of India. It is located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, between the Rishiganga valley on the west and the Goriganga valley on the east.

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The peak, who’ve name means “BlissGiving Goddess”

Elevation – 7816 MTR.
Location – Garhwal himalaya, Uttarakhand.
Range – Garhwal himalaya.
First ascent – 29 August 1936.
Route – South ridge.
First climber - Noel Odell and Bill Tilman.

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Peaks of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary

The Nanda Devi Sanctuary has a “rim” of mountains around it and is known as the Sanctuary Wall. Inside this Sanctuary Wall is the Inner Sanctuary Ridge. The North Sanctuary Wall includes the peaks , Rishi Parvat (22,900ft) Deo, and Mangroan (21,500ft). On the west flank of the Sanctuary wall, you will find Kalanka (22,900ft) Changabang (22,500ft), and Dunagiri (7066mtr).

On the south side of the Sanctuary Wall rises Bethartoli & South (20,800 & 20,700ft), Trisul (23,400ft). On the eastern edge of the Sanctuary stands the impressive Mrigthuni (22,500ft), Devtoli (22,300ft) and Maiktoli (22,300ft). Many of these peaks on the outer rim of the Sanctuary are still open to climbing

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