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Bhagirathi are the group of 3 peaks:Bhagirathi I at a height of 6856m,Bhagirathi II at a height of 6512m,and Bhagirathi III at a height of 6454m in the Garhwal Himalayas.Bhagirathi peaks lies in the Gangotri group.Bhagirathi peaks lies opposite to Mt Meru,Mt Shivling,Mt Thalay Sagar and Mt Kedar Dome.Bhagirathi peaks are considered as sacred among the Hindus.Bhagirathi peaks are also situated where the river Ganga originates.

Mount Bhagirathi
Elevation (meters) : 6856
Country : India
State : Uttarakhand
District : Uttarkashi
Range/Region : Himalayas
SubRange : Garhwal Himalayas
Difficulty : Major Mountain Expedition
Best months for climbing : May, June, September
Year first climbed : 1998
First successful climber : Igor Potan'kin, Yuri Koshelenko, Vladimir Kachkov

This was the first view of the sacred peaks just after crossing a ridge after chirbasa towards bhojbasa enroute to gomukh.

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Viewed: 2005
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