The Bhagirathi Sisters

The Bhagirathi group ( from right: BI, 6856 m - BIII, 6454 m - BII, 6512 m ) is one of the most impressive of the Garhwal: imposing but with very elegant shapes. In the last years it has become quite popular among the best climbers, that opened here some of the most extreme routes in the Himalaya.
Many new routes have been opened, especially on the terrifying west face of Bhagirathi III, like the Slovenian Route ( ED+ VIII A4 85°,1100 m, Janez Jeglic-Silvo Karo, 1990 ), the Russian route ( VI A4, 1100 m, Vladimir Kachkov-Yuri Koshelenko-Andrei Lukin-Igor Potankin, 1998 ) or the amazing direct route of the South-West pillar ( "Stairway to Heaven", VIII+/XI-,1300 m, Walter Holzer-Jorg Pflugmager, 2004 ).
Beyond this mountains there's an almost virgin land that very few men have seen, with a lot of unclimbed and un-named summits.


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ganesh70 - Feb 6, 2009 8:47 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Splendid

Yes, and I hope to go back there again...


as - Feb 6, 2009 4:58 am - Voted 10/10


shot ciao andrea


ganesh70 - Feb 6, 2009 8:48 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful...

Grazie Andrea!


Alpinist - Feb 9, 2009 2:37 pm - Voted 10/10


Beautiful shot and very nicely composed. You should post it to one of the the panorama albums.


ganesh70 - Feb 9, 2009 5:15 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Awesome!

Thank you very much!
Attached to the "Panoramic mountain views" album.


dmiki - Jan 6, 2011 3:58 pm - Voted 10/10

such clarity

You can really have a close look at these faces - thanks!

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