Mount Gorichen

Mount Gorichen

Mount Gorichen, also known as Gorichen Peak or Gorichen Massif, stands as a formidable icon of the Eastern Himalayas, nestled in the heart of the stunning state of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Rising to an impressive height of approximately 6488 meters (21,325 feet), these majestic peak commands attention with its snow-capped summit and rugged terrain, offering a challenge and adventure to even the most seasoned mountaineers.

Climbing Mount Gorichen presents a formidable challenge, with its steep slopes, unpredictable weather, and technical climbing sections. The most commonly used route to ascend the peak is the Northwest Ridge, which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding valleys and glaciers. However, climbers must navigate crevasses, icefalls, and challenging rock sections, making it a demanding endeavor that requires both skill and determination.

who can

Climb?

Climbing Mt.Gorichen requires prior experience of climbing mountains. It is equal t to any other 7000mtr peaks in India. One must have experience in climbing of high-altitude, involving excellent physical fitness, technical proficiency, perseverance to endure harsh weather conditions, and the ability to cope of with other members of the team

To make things easier for you, we’ve compiled a list of pre-requisites that are required to climb Mount Gorichen:

Physical Fitness:
Climbers looking for climbing Mount Gorichen in Arunachal are expected to have an exceptional level of physical fitness. Consistent, structured training specific to mountaineering over a period of several months will be an absolute requirement.

Mountaineering Experience:
Climbers must have a substantial amount of mountaineering experience to take part in this climb. We prefer climbers who have already climbed a few peaks in the 5000m-6000m and at least one above 6000m peak. This ensures that the climber is well experienced and aware of all the finer aspects of mountaineering like the technical know-how (Rock, Snow & Ice), camping proficiency, and ability to stay & perform for weeks together in a high altitude environment.

Please check out our ‘Training’ page for custom programs for your climbs.

Itinerary

Arrival at Dirang

Renting equipment, packing and team briefing

Move to New Melling

Acclimatization at 9000ft

Move to Mago Road Head camp.

Move to Intermediate Camp at 13,100ft

Load ferry to Intermediate Camp at 14,000ft

Move to IBC-II 14,000ft

load ferries to Base Camp

Shift to Base Camp

Day 18-20 | Load ferry to Glacier Camp (Camp-1

Day 21 | Shift to Camp – 1

Route opening, and load ferry to summit camp.

Shift to summit camp

Summit attempt and back to Camp-1.

Return to base camp

Return to Jethang

Return to Newmelling

Return to Dirang

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