Swargarohini Peak I & II Expedition (6252M), Jan – Jun & Sep – Dec
Himalaya a closely knit subject with Hindu mythology and so is with the Mahabharata. The peaks are said to be the stairway to heaven that was followed by Pandavas, but only Yudhishthira, the eldest of the Pandavas, is able to reach heaven. According to the legends it is believed that this is the only way one can go to heaven without dying. One can find innumerable mention of the Himalayas in various divisions (referred to as Parvas) of the epic. One such famous and very sacred place in the Himalayas is “Swargarohini”. When we refer Swarga Rohini in context to heaven, i.e. Swarga, this is the legendary path. As per legends belief, Swarga Rohini is the only path from where one Can Reach Heaven in Human form. Only way to reach paradise.
Swargarohini, which is often referred, especially in trekking and mountaineering. This is a mountain massif adjacent to the Bandarpunch range and has 4 spikes or peaks, namely Swarga Rohini I, II, III & IV. These peaks are prominent from popular treks like Kedarkantha, Har Ki Dun. Bali Pass trek offers spectacular all-round views of the peaks and surroundings. You can see the peaks from now popular small Pahadi village called Sankari. ‘Swargarohini peak I’ draw the most attention for its dramatic terrain, which makes it look like a two-headed peak. Altitude is 20,512 feet lies in the Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand. Swargarohini peak I is the main peak, has two summits, east and west. The east summit is given an elevation of 6,247 m (20,495 ft), slightly lower than the west summit. However, the first ascensionists of the west summit claim that that summit is the higher of the two. Location wise this is western Garhwal division in Uttarakhand and on the north east side of Uttarkashi district. The area is under Govind National Park and needs permit. Hikers and mountain lovers often explore this region. This snow cladded peak is the source of the Tons River which is the largest feeder of the Yamuna and flows through the Garwal region in Uttarakhand touching Himachal Pradesh, along with the Banderpunch massif.
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Click on below pictures for Panoramic view of this place.