Category Archives: Xpedition series

DKD 2 – IMF Selection Camp for Everest 2020

Mount DKD 2

Indian Mountaineering Foundation recently conducted a pre-Everest training camp in Uttarakhand. As a part of the selection and training, a team of experienced climbers was sent on an expedition to Draupadi Ka Danda 2 summit (DKD2), located at a height of 5,669 m. Based on this expedition and a few more expeditions, IMF is set […]

10 Famous Mountain Peaks to climb in India

Dharamsura peak

10 peaks to climb in India The Himalayan ranges stretch over ten states in India. There are certain peaks very famous among high altitude trekkers and mountaineers, some of them requiring high levels of technical knowledge and experience. Success of previous expeditions, unique geography and the sheer altitude have made some of the peaks highly […]

Friendship Peak Expedition – Short expedition in Manali

Friendship Peak Trek

Friendship Peak Situated near the Pir Panjal ranges of Himachal Pradesh, the Frienship Peak expedition takes you to an altitude of 5289 meters and remains snow-clad most of the time. The initial trek begins from Manali and requires 10-12 days to be accomplished. This texpedition is challenging, has several crevasses near the top and requires […]

Black Peak Expedition (Mt. Kalanag on Bandarpunch Range) – Xpedition Series

Black Peak height

About Black Peak Expedition – Mt. Kalanag Kalanag or Black Peak (6387m) is the highest peak in the Saraswati (Bandarpunch) mountain range. The word ‘Kalanag’ literally means Black Cobra due to its top part resembling a black snake’s hood. It is visible from the Kedarkantha peak as well as Dayara Bugyal, with a much clearer […]

Mount Dharamsura – Climbing the White Sail

Dharamsura peak

Dharamsura Peak (6446m),  is called as the ‘White Sail’ because of its shape Dharamsura and Papsura are neighbouring peaks in famous Manikaran region of Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh. Two striking twin peaks are also known as the ‘Peaks of Good and Evil’. Papsura is only a few metres higher than Dharamsura peak with an […]

How to climb Deo Tibba – Xpedition Series

Mount Deo Tibba – ‘The 6000 m peak near Manali’ Deo Tibba is a mountain located in the Kullu district at a height of 6001 metres. It is situated in the Pir Panjal Range of mountains in the Manali region of Himachal. It is very popular among the mountaineers who look for climbing peaks around […]