Ascent of Goecha La First Viewpoint on 2005-11-08

Climber: Vishnu Rangayyan

Others in Party:Indranil Choudhury
Raghu Gandham
Date:Tuesday, November 8, 2005
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Goecha La First Viewpoint
    Elevation:15092 ft / 4600 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day 1 - Drove from Siliguri to Yuksom. Day 2 - Hiked from Yuksom to Tshoka through Bakhim. Day 3 - Hiked from Tshoka to Dzongri. Nice viewpoint near Dzongri to see the entire range. Day 4 - Hiked from Dzongri to Lamuney via Kukchurung and Thangsing. Day 5 - Hiked to Goecha La viewpoint and onwards to Goecha La lake. Icy around the viewpoint, need crampons.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:9252 ft / 2820 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Ice Climb
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:9252 ft / 2820 m
    Start Trailhead:5840 ft / 1780 m
Descent Statistics

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