Black Peak Expedition
known as Kalang Expedition
In certain circles, the Black Peak Expedition is also referred to as the Kalanag Expedition. It is one of the finest adventures, and as a result, it has become the expedition that people want to go on the most nowadays. Everyone has the ambition of reaching the summit of this mountain. It may be found in the Uttarkashi district of the state of Uttarakhand. This leads to Bandarpoonch, which is linked to Swargarohini summit. This mountain reaches a height of 6387 metres at its highest point. The Sankri base camp is where the adventure gets underway. This journey begins and ends at Ruinsara Tal and Kyarkoti as its base camp. Because of the hill in front of it, the snow does not stop falling, giving it the appearance of a snake. Because of this, it seems to be black when seen from the front. Because of this, the mountain is known as Kalanag peak. The Black Peak Expedition is also known as "Kala Nag" in the local dialect. This peak got its name from the fact that the peak's summit looks like the head of a black cobra.
Trek Distance: 95 kms
Height: 20,900 Ft.
Grade: Moderate to Difficult
Best Time: April to June, September to November
The beautiful village of Sankri serves as the departure point for the Kedarkantha Trek. The road trip from Dehradun to Sankri is about 200 km long and travels through mountainous terrain on twisting roads. If you reserve your transportation with us, our cars will pick you up at the Dehradun I.S.B.T. terminal at 7 in the morning. You should plan to get at Sankri about sunset time. During this incredible road trip, we will go via Mussoorie as well as many other charming towns, where we will be treated to a spectacular view of the lush vegetation and rolling hills. We are going to take a trip that follows the banks of the River Tonnes, which will ultimately morph into the River Supin farther downstream. By the time it becomes dark, we'll arrive in the Sankri. As a result of the several treks that are located in the surrounding region, Sankri has developed into a busy centre for hikers over the course of the last few years. There is a breathtaking panorama of the setting sun across the valley from where you will be staying, which is either a hotel or a guest home. Dinner will be given, and your trek guide will give you a comprehensive briefing on all of the aspects of the hike that you will be experiencing.
After finishing our breakfast, we will drive from Sankri to Taluka. The ride is a little rough in spots. The gravel route leading to the start of the walk is located in Taluka. The stroll is made more enjoyable by the sound of the Supin River crashing over rapids on each side of us, as well as the walnut, pine, and other trees that provide shade. On our route, we are often greeted by locals who are out and about. The trail goes through a several creeks, all of which eventually flow into Supin. We go on with our trip, and after a little over an hour of walking, the picturesque town of Osla comes into view. We either put up our tents here or make arrangements to stay in a hut with a local family.
After breakfast in the early hours of the morning, start trekking in the direction of Ruinsara, a glacial lake venerated by the locals for the pristine nature of its waters.
Today we will continue our journey to Kyarkoti Base Camp. The presence of Black Peak at this location is sufficient to motivate you for the days that are ahead. At Kyarkoti, a meadow that is bordered on all sides by mountains and stones, you may put up your tents and become comfortable for the day.
From Base Camp to Advance Base Camp, you must take the ferry with all of your necessary equipment and clothes in order to make the summit push. The journey from Base Camp to Advanced Base Camp involves a significant increase in altitude, but it is also an excellent opportunity to get used to the slopes and topography of the summit. Return on foot to the Base Camp. Spend the night at the location.
Continue along the same path that you took yesterday from Base Camp to ABC, which will take you past moraines, glaciers, and ice. You will eventually come to the conclusion that everything seems to be less difficult the second time around. Rest for the night.
Prepare to go on the ferry for Camp 1 from ABC. We have now arrived in a region that is abundant in both hidden and exposed crevasses, and we are treated to a magnificent view of Swargarohini to the north and Bandarpooch to the south. After establishing Camp 1, make your way back to the Advanced Base Camp.
Move on in the same direction that you went in the day before. The trek from ABC all the way to Camp 1.
It is not an easy climb from Camp 1 all the way up to Summit Camp. After three to four hours of trekking, you will arrive to the campsite, which is located at an elevation of 5,500 metres, and have the opportunity to take in the breathtaking panorama of Black Peak Expedition. After setting up the tents, rest in your sleeping bag early.
Around evaluating the state of the terrain and the weather, you should get an early start around midnight. As a result, one of the initial challenges is the bitter cold of the night, which is brought on by the high altitude. Additionally, the ice continues to be hard and firm throughout the morning, which makes it simpler to walk on. The ascent to the peak is somewhat difficult and requires the climber to navigate vertical ice walls that have an angle ranging from 70 to 75 degrees and a height of 75 to 85 feet. In order to climb these portions, we will need to make use of fixed ropes and jumars. This will continue until we reach the ridgeline. The trek to Black Peak (Kala Nag) is a challenging endeavour due to its height of 6387 metres. You will experience contentment and a sense of satisfaction after you have successfully traversed the top. After taking a few shots and enjoying your time there for a little while, make your way back to Summit camp.
The eleventh day is set aside for the summit attempt.
After reaching the summit with success, go back down to the base camp by leaving from the Summit camp.
You are going to spend the night at Osla Village, so descend from Base Camp to get there. Enjoy every second of your last day as you are surrounded by lush vegetation and towering mountains.
As you prepare to make your way back down to Taluka, it is time to say goodbye to this lovely village's residents. When you arrive there, you should stop for a little rest. This marks the end of the trek, and from this point forward, transportation to Sankri will be arranged for you. This is the conclusion of your journey, but you shouldn't celebrate just yet.
This is the last day of the Black Peak Expedition, and we will depart from Sankri in the early morning after breakfast to make our way to Dehradun by the evening.
Things to Carry
- Government ID Card and 2 Passport size photo
- Up to 60lts backpack with its waterproof cover
- Water bottle (temperature maintained one)
- Personal Medical Kit
- Snacking items
- Fleece T-shirt
- Fleece Jacket
- Trek pants
- Woolen gloves
- Toothbrush and paste
- Toilet papers
- Wet wipes and Tissues
- Lip balm
- Woolen Cap
- Trekking shoes
- Woolen Socks
- Quick dry towel
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