Mt Black Peak Expedition

Kalanag or Black Peak (6,387 m) is the highest peak in the Saraswati (Bandarpunch) mountain range

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16 days 15 nights

Category Adventure Tour
Location Sankri Uttarkashi Uttarakhand
  • Difficulty Level 6 Difficult
  • Treking mountaineering
  • Location Sankri Uttarkashi Uttarakhand
  • Rating Stars 5
  • 15 Capacity
Shells 1380 Shell
Gongs 30
Journals 1 Journals
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Price Addon
10000 Offloading backpack (per rucksack, 11 kgs)
20000 Personal Sherpa/Guide
5000 Extra day for Summit
10000 Personal Mountaineering Equipment full kit rental
20000 Permit Charges for Foreign National
70000 Liaison Officer for Foreign Nationals
Discount: 23 %
MRP: 90000/-

Attractions During Mt Black Peak Expedition

Kalanag or Black Peak (6,387 m) is the highest peak in the Saraswati (Bandarpunch) mountain range, others being Saraswati Devi Parvat (Bandarpunch I, 6,316 m) and Hanuman Parvat (White Peak or Bandarpunch II, 6,102 m). It literally means "Black Cobra". It is close to the Ruinsara Valley.


Overview Of Mt Black Peak Expedition

The Black Peak is also known as the Kalanaag or Kalanag peak. It stands at an elevation of 6387 meters in the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. It is one amongst the prominent range overpowering the Banderpuch by its charm. The trek to Black Peak Base Camp begins from Sankri. The ride to Sankri from Dehradun is a spectacular one, as it has the most majestic grandeur of this route.

Key Points of Black Peak Expedition
● Level: – Technical, Difficult, or Challenging
● During the trek, proper conditioning & training of body is required.
● In addition, need of proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature
● Furthermore, shoes are the single most important equipment.
● High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
● Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.
● In addition, the backpack should not exceed 15 kg.
● Alcohol and smoking is not allowed in during the Expedition
● need to proper knowledge of technical claiming equipment

Black Peak (Kalanag) expedition is made only for experienced trekkers who want to test their limits. The challenges faced in the trek should not be underestimated. You should attempt this trek only if you have already done a trek that climbs to 5000 meters and above. It is recommended not to opt this trek if you cannot get acclimatized in the mountains. Besides you need to have a strong physical endurance to complete this expedition.

For the magnificent location in which it is housed, Black Peak has some of the most reverential mountains in its vicinity. All the major peaks of the Garhwal range like Swargarohini, Bhagirathi Massif, Bandarpunch, Gangotri range of mountains and many more keep you company along the trail. The trail itself, for passing through Govind National Park which is known for its diverse flora and fauna, boasts of insurmountable beauty across an assortment of landscapes ranging from alpine meadows to pine forests to moraine ridges, boulders and glacial basins.

Black Peak offers the right mix of beauty and challenge. A technical expedition overall, the most demanding section of the climb is the 75 feet vertical ice wall with a 70 degree gradient which comes on your way to the summit. Walking across crevassed snowfields, navigating glaciers, miles of rocky moraines and the continuously thinning air of the altitude, Black Peak is an overall challenging endeavor which requires knowledge of mountaineering equipment and skills specific to surviving at this altitude. Hence, it is an expedition reserved for experienced climbers only. Mountaineering certification or alternatively vast experience in high-altitude trekking and extreme temperature is a mandate to undertake this challenging expedition.


Food Provided During Mt Black Peak Expedition

  • Standard Veg
  • Standard Eggetarian

Transport Provided during Mt Black Peak Expedition

  • Standard Land Transport
  • SUV
  • Off Roading Vehicle
  • Mini Bus

Safety & Precautions for Mt Black Peak Expedition

1. Experienced and Certified Sherpa, HAP, Expedition Leader, Trek Leader, first aid respondent and Guide
2. Recue - Extra charge depending upon situation
3. First Aid Kit
4. Oxygen
5. Stretcher
6. Oximeter Device

Why Choose Mt Black Peak Expedition

8 years Experienced and Certified Expedition Leader, Trek Leader, first aid respondent and Guide. We are the son of the soil. We were born in these mountains and grew up playing in these valleys. We know this area and the best practices here, as the back of our palm. We have multiple times summited Black Peak. We are always calm, polite, well mannered, well spoken and Technically Experienced.

Extra

  • Adventure Tour
  • Land Based
  • High Altitude Mountains
  • Low Altitude Mountains
  • Glaciers
  • Cloud Forest
  • Coniferous Forest
  • Standard
  • Standard Veg
  • Standard Eggetarian
  • Pub / High Altitude Tents
  • Home stay
  • Guest House
  • Standard Land Transport
  • SUV
  • Off Roading Vehicle
  • Mini Bus
  • SHARED AMONG: 2
  • mountaineering
  • 6387 Meter
  • 120 Kilo Meters

Tour Itinerary of Mt Black Peak Expedition

Day 1 -

Arrive in Dehradun before 7am and transfer to Sankri

Day 2 -

Drive from Sankri to Taluka and trek to Seema (2700m)

Day 3 -

Seema to Ruinsara Tal (3350M)

Day 4 -

Ruinsara Tal to Kyarkoti (Base Camp) (3500M)

Day 5 -

Rest day at Kyarkoti Base Camp (load ferry)

Day 6 -

Base Camp to ABC

Day 7 -

ABC to camp -1

Day 8 -

Camp-1 to summit camp

Day 9 -

Summit camp to summit black peak (6387m) and back to abc

Day 10 -

Reserve day

Day 11 -

Abc to ruinsara

Day 12 -

Ruinsara to seema

Day 13 -

Seema to sankri

Day 14 -

Sankri to deharadun

Day 15 -

Extra day for reserve

Day 16 -

Extra day for reserve

Food Itinerary for Mt Black Peak Expedition

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Things to Bring for Mt Black Peak Expedition

Basic Essentials
● Day Bag(20-30 liter) with Rain Cover (If you hire mule or porter)
● BackPack(50-60 liter) with Rain Cover
● 2- water bottles
● Personal Medical kit (If you required)
● Hiking Shoes-water proof and ankle support
● Torch With extra batteries
● Original ID Card
● Glucose, Chocolates, biscuits, and nuts
Clothing essential
● Thermal Wear
● 2-jacket (1 Fleece, Wind-sheeter, 1 Down feather (-20 `C)
● Warm Inner-wears
● 2-Gloves (1 Woollen, 1 Waterproof)
● 2-Trek Pants, Wind-sheeter pant (which is a comfortable full day)
● 4-T-shirts (2 Full Sleeves, 2 Half Sleeves)
● 2-Sweater (1 Fleece, 1 Woollen)
● 5-Socks (3 Cotton, 2 Woollen)
● Rain Coat / Poncho
● Handkerchief/towels
● Protect Your Head
● 2- Caps (1 Sun Cap, 1 Woollen Cap)
● UV sunglass
● Balaclava
Personal utilise
● Cameras
● Sunscreen Cream
● Tooth Brush & Paste
● Lip Balm
● Quick Dry Towel
● Body Lotion
● Sanitizer

Documents Required for Mt Black Peak Expedition

  • Government Photo ID
  • Declaration Form
  • Indemnity Bond
  • Medical Form

Fitness Required

Black Peak (Kalanag) expedition is made only for experienced trekkers who want to test their limits. The challenges faced in the trek should not be underestimated. You should attempt this trek only if you have already done a trek that climbs to 5000 meters and above. It is recommended not to opt this trek if you cannot get acclimatized in the mountains. Besides you need to have a strong physical endurance to complete this expedition. Black Peak is an overall challenging endeavor which requires knowledge of mountaineering equipment and skills specific to surviving at this altitude. Hence, it is an expedition reserved for experienced climbers only. Mountaineering certification or alternatively vast experience in high-altitude trekking and extreme temperature is a mandate to undertake this challenging expedition.

Inclusions

● Stay in Sankri on Day 1 and Day 15.
● Stay at Sankri basis on availability. Trippel Sharing. Twin Sharing Based on availability and extra charge depending upon season / rush.
Veg Food (Day 1 Dinner till Day 16 Breakfast). Three Meals a day
● Forest Permits/Camping Charges/Permits, Trek Permit
Fee/IMF Permission (Upto the amount charged for Indian
nationals)
● Camping tents, Temp rated sleeping bags, mattress
● Technical equipment - Ropes, Helmet, Ice Axe, Crampons,
Mountaineering Boots
● First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder
● Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff


Exclusions

● Meals during road journeys
● Any kind of Insurance, any type of Medical Expense and Rescue Charges.
● Any expense of personal nature
● Mules or porters to carry personal luggage
● Any expense not specified in the inclusion list
● Summit bonus of Rs10000/- to be paid to the Team
● Permit Charges for Foreign Nationals
● Any kind of emergency evacuation charges.
● If anyone left the trek against the schedule (means not able to complete or any
reason of dropping)
● Any extra demand like personal guide, personal food, personal potter, vehicle

Note
● Normally hiking trail expect to carry your personal luggage on your own, if you wish to offload your backpack, you can give it to Mule.
● Charges of offloading backpack:-INR 1200/- if you make an online payment, 10 days in advance.
● INR 1500/- if you inform us after reaching Sankri
● The backpack cannot weigh more than 11 kgs. Backpack should have waterproof cover.
Suitcases/trolleys/ bags will not be allowed.

By Bus or Local Tranport

● There is regular bus service from Delhi to Dehradun, from Delhi's ISBT Kashmere Gate.
● We would suggest you to take only government buses from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Private buses ply from outside ISBT and they are not trust worthy.
● Usually buses drop you at Dehradun ISBT. From there you have to come to Dehradun.


By Train or Rail

● Take the overnight train to Dehradun from Delhi
● Nandadevi Express - Train no: 12205 (Departure 11:50pm; Arrival - 5:40am)
● Dehradun Express - Train no: 12687 (Departure - 9:10pm; Arrival - 5:00am)


By Aeroplane or Air

Jolly Grant Airport is the airport serving Dehradun, located about 25 km from the city.
There is a daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun


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