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Mountain Name(s): Meru Peak, 梅鲁峰, Пик Меру, মেরু শৃঙ্গ     Geology: Tectonic
Elevation: 6660 m / 21850.3 ft     Snow line: 5000 m / 16404 ft
Summit(s): Southern Summit; (6 660 m /21 850 feet)
Northern Summit; (6 450 m /21 161 feet)
Central Summit; (6 310 m /20 702 feet)
    Prominence: Please update
Location: India(Uttarakhand);     Isolation: 17 km/11 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 30°52'4.977''N
79°1'55.994''E
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    Climbing Season(s): 01 Apr - 31 May;
15 Sep - 15 Nov;
Parent Range: Garwhal Himalaya     Nearest Airport(s): Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL);
Range: Please update     Convenience Center(s): Gangotri; New Delhi;
First Ascent: Please update     National Park(s): Gangotri National Park;

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Meru Peak is a mountain that lies in the Garhwal Himalayas, in the Uttarakhand region of India. It lies between Thalay Sagar and Shivling, and has some highly challenging routes. It is 6,660 metres (21,850 ft) high.

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The mountain has three peaks: southern (6,660 metres, 21,850 ft), central (6,310 metres, 20,700 ft), and northern (6,450 metres, 21,160 ft). The Shark's Fin route up the central peak of the mountain has a reputation among mountaineers as one of the hardest routes in the world.

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Meru Peak located in Northern India, Gangotri National Park, Uttarakhand.

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There are permits required. These can be arranged by yourself or the firm that you hire to support your team. There is also an entry visa to Nepal.

Asia, India: Uttarakhand

  • Meru Peak
  • Mountaineering - 5 Day(s)
  • 15 Sep - 15 Nov
  • Challenging/ Tough 
  • 1 people climbed it
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• Meru Peak has been called the ‘anti-Everest’ because it is revered by climbers for its technical difficulties but remains unknown to the general public.

 

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