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Shitidhar Climb (5294 m)


Region Himachal

At 5294mts plus, Shiti (white) dhar (peak) is the perfect introductory peak for mountaineering. It is ideal for trekkers without climbing experience, wanting to summit a Himalayan peak. Its south face offers a straightforward but challenging route to the summit. Shitidhar’s accessibility makes it doubly attractive. The base camp, by the emerald Beas Kund, the source of the Beas, is just a day’s trek away from Manali. The climb offers spectacular close-up views of Hanuman Tibba on the west, and in the distance, to the east, of Indrasan, Deotibba and the lesser mountains of the Pir Panjal.

Detailed Itinerary


DAY 01


Arrival in Manali (1990m)

Arrival in Manali transfer to hotel. After breakfast get the equipment for the climb sorted out. Fit yourself in your climbing gear (climbing boots, crampons and your harness).

After lunch visit the Hadimba temple, the Vashisht hot spring water. Night in hotel

DAY 02


Manali – Solang Nalla -Dhundhi (2850m) trek 1

Drive to Solang and walk through the forest of Pine, Mapple, Walnut, Silver fir and Oak. West of Dhundi the highest mountain of the Dhauladhar ( Hanuman Tibba 5950 m. ) is erected, on the east (Deo Tibba 6001m, and Indra Asan 6100 m. ) can be seen if the weather is in your favor.

DAY 03


Dhundhi –lady leg (3900m) 5:30 hrs trek 2

Gradual climb 2:30 hour from the camp site. A walk lift side the Beas river over the moraine and after continue zig-zag walk till to camp site,

DAY 04


lady leg acclimatization day.

Spend the day around the camp practicing movement on snow / ice. Get familiar with the use of your equipment. Learn the ropes and the how to arrest a fall on the slope.

DAY 05


Lady leg – Summit (5294m) – lady leg (4000m)

Wake up early in the morn and after a quick bite get ready for the climb up to the summit. It’s best to be up at the summit early in the morning to make the best of the weather and get good views. Descend down to the base camp .

DAY 06


Lady leg –Dhundhi-- Manali (1960m) 5 hrs trek and 1 hr drive

Trek Leady leg to the Dhundhi, the roadhead and drive back to Manali. Overnight hotel in Manali

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Trip Details

  • Season:Jan – May
  • Duration:6 Days
  • Note : Reserve days are subject to change upon weather conditions
  • Cost : On Request

Grade : Moderate

Cost includes:

  • Ground transport as per itinerary
  • Hotels in Manali on full board.
  • While trekking/climbing will be packed lunch
  • Mountain guide
  • During the trek transport by pony or porters.
  • Twin/Triple sharing spacious tent, foam mattress
  • Kitchen team and dining tent, with all necessary items
  • Common medical box with oxygen cylinder
  • Sleeping beg
  • Climbing equipment /crampon / ice axe /climbing rope/fix rope /sheet harness /carabineer/ ice piton /helmet/hemmer .

Cost excludes:

  • Extra beverages
  • Medical evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tip
  • Travel insurance