Gurja Himal, or “Dhaulashri” Hidden jewelers in Annapurna area is the lowest of the Dhaulagiri range, and has, consequently, tended to be overlooked by the various expeditions in favour of the higher peaks of Dhaulagiri itself, Churen Himal, Putha Hiunchuli, and so on. Gurja Himal expedition is suitable for those climbers who are willing to summit 7000m peaks in a less touristic area are and are not interested in climbing the crowded peaks. The adventure trail pass through the wild and beautiful Dhaula valley (Undiscovered hidden gem) , the village nestles on a sunny shelf beneath the snows of the Dhaulagiri range. Offers spectacular mountain view of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain range. Before climbing Gurja we Xtreme Climbers advices our valuable clients to have at least two successful 6000m and one 7000m peaks, and to have good knowledge of ice and rock climbing and how to ascend and descend fixed lines. You don't need to be fast but you need to be steady and strong. Mental toughness plays a large role as does the ability to relax and let your body acclimatize.because Your success or failure in climbing will be determined by your front end preparations and experiences.
During climbing Xtreme Climbers Climbing Sherpa guide will fix camp 1 at height of 5300m(17,388ft)camp 2 5900m(19,357ft) and camp 3 at (6500m/21,325 ft.) for better acclimatization. When you arrive at base camp, our staff will set up the camp and you will have time to rest and continue to acclimatize. Upon completing a Puja ceremony at base camp, our team of Climbing Sherpa’s will begin to open the route to camp 1. After your camp 1 and 2 acclimatization, our climbing Sherpa guides will check the weather forecast, group fitness and recovery conditions. If upcoming weather reports, your physical fitness and conditions are good, we will begin head towards to our summit push over Gurja. On the summit push, you will move from camp 1, At camp 2 you will wake at around 2:00 or 3:00am to begin your summit push.
From the summit you will have great views of Dhaulagiri II, Dhaulagiri III, Dhaulagiri IV, Dhaulagiri V, Churen Himal (Main), Churen Himal (East), Churen Himal (West),Dhaulagiri VI, Putha Hiunchuli (Dh VII),Gurja Himal, False Junction Peak, Junction Peak. The peak is located at the coordinates of: 28°40′26″N longitude and 83°16′37″E latitude.