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Black Peak ( Kalanag ) Mountaineering Expedition - 6387 Meters

Black Peak ( Kalanag ) Mountaineering Expedition - 6387 Meters

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  • Best Time: May - Jun, Sep - Oct
  • Terrain: Rocky, Glacial Moraine, Glacier Crossing, Crevasses, Snow Field, Hard Ice
  • Activity Type: Climb
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Black Peak or Kalanag is a 6387 meter peak in the Bandarpoonch Range of Garhwal Himalayas in Uttrakhand. The west face of the peak is a wall of solid black rock and hence named as Black Peak. It is also named Kaalanag ( black snake ) as its west face of black rock also appears as the raised hood of a giant snake or Nag, which is religiously significant as Lord Shiva's necklace.

While the other faces of the Black Peak is difficult to approach, its North Face is approachable and climbable. The route to the summit of Kaalanag is crevasses laiden and requires careful negotiations. Beyond the summit camp at 5600 meters, the route to its summit is very steep and requires good stamina, endurance and technical skills. However, comparing the standards of mountaineering skills that the Himalayas demands, it is comparatively easier and can be taken as a training ground for amateur mountaineers who wish to start their mountaineering journey and get introduces to the rough and tough terrains of the Great Himalayas.

Under experienced guides, this peak can be attempted by trekkers with good high altitude experiences in the Himalayas. However, having trained in snow, ice and rock skills helps. In our opinion, the Black Peak is one of the best peaks for amateur mountaineers and highly experienced trekkers.

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  • Day 1

    Drive

    Arrival Day
    Arrive In Sankri (1920m ), Via - Mussurie (2000m ), Purola (1500m ). 8 Hrs. 200 Kms
    Overnight In: Sankri (1920m )
    Accommodation: Hotel / homestay
    Meals Included: All meals from evening snacks
    Cost Of Transport Included: NO
  • Day 2

    Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day

    Excursion to Leka Top (2720m )5 Hrs. 8 Kms
    Overnight In: Sankri (1920m )
    Accommodation: Hotel / Homestay
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 3

    Drive, Trek

    From Sankri (1920m ) To Seema (2620m ), Via - Taluka (1800m ), Gangaad (1350m ). 7 Hrs. 12 Kms
    Overnight In: Seema (2620m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 4

    Trek

    From Seema (2650m ) To Devsu Bugyal (2930m ) . 3 -4 Hrs. 5 Kms
    Overnight In: Devsu Bugyal (2930m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 5

    Trek

    From Devsu Bugyal (2950m ) To Ruinsara Lake (3350m ) . 4 - 5 hour Hrs.
    Overnight In: Ruinsara Lake (3350m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 6

    Trek

    From Ruinsara (3350m ) To Kiarkoti( Kalanag base camp) (3989m ) . 5 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kiarkoti( Kalanag base camp) (3989m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 7

    Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day

    Overnight In: Kiarkoti (3989m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All meals
  • Day 8

    Load Ferry

    From Kiarkoti (3989m ) To Kalanag Camp -1 (4375m ) . 6 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kalanag Camp -1 (4375m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All meals
  • Day 9

    Load Ferry & Acclimatization Day

    . Load Ferry to Kalanag Camp-2 (5000m ). 6 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kalanag Camp-1 (5000m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 10

    Trek

    From Kalanag Camp-1 (4374m ) To Kalanag Camp-2 (5000m ) . 5 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kalanag Camp-2 (5000m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 11

    Load Ferry & Acclimatization Day

    . Load Ferry to Kalanag Camp 3 (5500m ). 5 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kalanag Camp 2 (5500m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 12

    Trek

    From Kalanag Camp 2 (5000m ) To Kalanag Camp 3 (5500m ) . 5 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kalanag Camp 3 (5500m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 13

    Summit Day.

    From Kalanag Camp 3 (5500m ) To Kalanag Camp 1 (4387m ), Via - Kalanag Summit (6387m ) . 7 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Kalanag Camp 1 (4387m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 14

    Trek

    From Kalanag Camp 1 (4387m ) To Ruinsara (3350m ) . 6 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Ruinsara (3350m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 15

    Trek

    From Ruinsara Tal (3350m ) To Osla (2700m ), Via - Devsu Thathch (2930m ), Seema (2650m ). 6 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Osla (2700m )
    Accommodation: Tents / Homestay
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 16

    Trek, drive

    From Osla (2700m ) To Sankri (1920m ), Via - Taluka (1800m ) . 7 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Sankri (1920m )
    Accommodation: Hotel / Homestay
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 17

    Drive

    From Sankri (1920m ) To Dehraun (316m ) . 8 Hrs.
    Overnight In: Dehraun (316m )
    Accommodation: None
    Meals Included: Breakfast
  • Day 18

    Extra Buffer / Reserved / Contingency Day

    Overnight In: Sankri (1920m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
  • Day 19

    Extra Buffer / Reserved / Contingency Day

    Overnight In: Sankri (1920m )
    Accommodation: Tents
    Meals Included: All Meals
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+ Detailed Itinerary

Day 1From Dehradun To Sankri, Via - Mussurie, Purola

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  • Dehradun: 316 meters / 1043 feets
  • Mussurie: 2000 meters / 6600 feets
  • Purola: 1500 meters / 4950 feets
  • Sankri: 1920 meters / 6336 feets
  • Approximate Distance: 200 Km
  • Approximate Time: 8 hours
  • Day's Activity: Drive
Brief Details Of The Day: drive from Dehradun to Sankri
Accommodation: Hotel / homestay
Meals: All meals from evening snacks

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Day 2Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day. Excursion to Leka Top

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Brief Details Of The Day: Acclimatization walk to Leka Top and back
Accommodation: Hotel / Homestay
Meals: All Meals

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Day 3From Sankri To Seema, Via - Taluka, Gangaad

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Brief Details Of The Day: Drive to Taluka. Trek to Seema
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals

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Day 4From Seema To Devsu Bugyal

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Brief Details Of The Day: trek to devsu bugyal and camp near rayan basera
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals

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Day 5From Devsu Bugyal To Ruinsara Lake

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Brief Details Of The Day: trek to ruinsara lake
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals

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Day 6From Ruinsara To Kiarkoti( Kalanag base camp)

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Brief Details Of The Day: trek top base camp
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals

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Day 7Rest / Acclimatization / Local Exploration Day

Quick Information:
  • Kiarkoti: 3989 meters / 13164 feets
  • Kiarkoti: 3989 meters / 13164 feets
  • Approximate Time: 5 hours
  • Day's Activity: Rest
Brief Details Of The Day: Rest day
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All meals

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Day 8From Kiarkoti To Kalanag Camp -1

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Brief Details Of The Day: Occupy Camp 1
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All meals

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Day 9Load Ferry & Acclimatization Day. Load Ferry to Kalanag Camp-2, setup campsite, return.

Quick Information:
Brief Details Of The Day: Load Ferry to Camp 2
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals

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Day 10From Kalanag Camp-1 To Kalanag Camp-2

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Brief Details Of The Day: Occupy Camp 2
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals

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Day 11Load Ferry & Acclimatization Day. Load Ferry to Kalanag Camp 3, setup campsite, return.

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  • Kalanag Camp 2: 5000 meters / 16500 feets
  • Kalanag Camp 2: 5500 meters / 18150 feets
  • Kalanag Camp 3: 5500 meters / 18150 feets
  • Approximate Time: 5 hours
  • Day's Activity: Load Ferry
Brief Details Of The Day: Load Ferry to Camp 3
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals

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Day 12From Kalanag Camp 2 To Kalanag Camp 3

Quick Information:
Brief Details Of The Day: Occupy camp 3
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals

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Day 13Summit Day. From Kalanag Camp 3 To Kalanag Camp 1, Via - Kalanag Summit

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Brief Details Of The Day: Summit Kalanag
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals

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Day 14From Kalanag Camp 1 To Ruinsara

Quick Information:
  • Kalanag Camp 1: 4387 meters / 14478 feets
  • Ruinsara: 3350 meters / 11055 feets
  • Approximate Time: 6 hours
  • Day's Activity: Trek
Brief Details Of The Day: trek back to Ruinsara
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals

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Day 15From Ruinsara Tal To Osla, Via - Devsu Thathch, Seema

Quick Information:
  • Ruinsara Tal: 3350 meters / 11055 feets
  • Devsu Thathch: 2930 meters / 9669 feets
  • Seema: 2650 meters / 8745 feets
  • Osla: 2700 meters / 8910 feets
  • Approximate Time: 6 hours
  • Day's Activity: Trek
Brief Details Of The Day: trek back to Osla
Accommodation: Tents / Homestay
Meals: All Meals

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Day 16From Osla To Sankri, Via - Taluka

Quick Information:
  • Osla: 2700 meters / 8910 feets
  • Taluka: 1800 meters / 5940 feets
  • Sankri: 1920 meters / 6336 feets
  • Approximate Time: 7 hours
  • Day's Activity: Trek, drive
Brief Details Of The Day: return to sankri
Accommodation: Hotel / Homestay
Meals: All Meals

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Day 17From Sankri To Dehraun

Quick Information:
  • Sankri: 1920 meters / 6336 feets
  • Dehraun: 316 meters / 1043 feets
  • Approximate Time: 8 hours
  • Day's Activity: Drive
Brief Details Of The Day: return to dehraun
Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Day 18Extra Buffer / Reserved / Contingency Day

Brief Details Of The Day: buffer day for weather
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals
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Day 19Extra Buffer / Reserved / Contingency Day

Brief Details Of The Day: extra buffer day
Accommodation: Tents
Meals: All Meals
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