The Kinnaur Kailash (locally known as Kinner Kailash) is a mountain in the Kinnaur district of the Indian state Himachal Pradesh. The Kinnaur Kailash has a height of 6500 meters and is considered as sacred by both Hindu and Buddhist Kinnauris. The Kinnaur Kailash Range borders the district of Kinnaur in the south and is dominated by the Kinnaur Kailash (elevation- 6349m) and Jorkanden (elevation- 6473m) peaks. The pass accessible on the trek is the Charang La at an altitude of 5300m. It is considered as the toughest trekk in Himachal Pradesh.
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holmertz (49030) 2014-07-13 8:18
The interesting clouds and the light breaking through them give an extra dramatic touch to the impressive mountains. The jagged peaks look rather fearful by themselves but these weather conditions make them look even more like a no go area. At least to me. Tha lack of colours in this colour photo also has a dramatic effect.
everlasting (14850) 2014-07-13 8:34
a dramatic scene from HP. I believe you when you say its considered the toughest trek.
PiotrF (15352) 2014-07-13 10:42
this is very good picture of Himachal Pradesh.
Threatening clouds create an incredible atmosphere of this image.
This is amazing scenery, perfect captured, great perspective, excellent clarity and superb, natural colors.
Nice shot, for me superb!
abmdsudi (50568) 2014-07-13 22:52
A wonderful dark and brooding image at high altitude nicely composed with adequate detail, placement and tones. The bright zones provide great contrast to the mass of clouds, a shot full of mood and yet very exciting. Excellent shot, tfs
Waylim (25490) 2014-07-14 22:54
What a glorious shot, having done many hikes in my life, this makes me itches to put on my booth and go hiking, but then again I remember going through some passes that I can't barely breath, I was panting and sucking in lot of air, but no oxygen in the air. Panic for a moment and trying to calm down to gain my posture. Wow, this clouds, this light I feel like I'm there with you.
fotka (4221) 2014-07-15 5:07
I like this photo with stormy sky over the mountains.
The photo looks almost like B&W.
Great quality shot and beautiful presentation.
annjackman (21674) 2014-07-15 23:37
This scenery is very dramatic. I love the mixture of snow and cloud that hangs on the peaks. Very well done.
Kind Regards, Ann
jemaflor (93331) 2014-07-17 23:35
Beautiful mountains panorama with the good contrast of lights, well managed, tfs.
macjake (64788) 2014-07-18 9:17
nice to see you back on TE again, but i had to take a look at this previous posted photo.
and who needs a bright sunny sky! this overcast grey sky is much more atmospheric and attractive in my opinion.
well done with the borders and framing too.
Angshu (56748) 2014-07-28 23:02
Yes I heard the trek is extremely difficult...
Nice view of the iconic peak from Kalpa...the clouds pay a good role for its beauty!
npecanhuk (73530) 2014-08-03 13:23
A very beautiful picture!
Exposure and composition are true highlights here!
TFS - congrats,
Enjoy your week,
dcole (281) 2014-08-07 4:34
Wow, another beautiful scene here, you captured it perfectly. The tonal quality is excellent and composition is very attractive. I can only imagine the hike to this location! Thanks for sharing,