Auden's Col Trek
Trekking Routes for Auden's Col Trek
Delhi - Rishikesh - Utterkashi - Gangotri - Nala Camp - Rudra Gaira Base Camp - Rudugaira BC - BC Gangotri Group - Auden Col BC - Khatling Glacier - Zero Point - Chowki - Masar Tal - Vasuki Tal - Kedarnath - Rudrapryag - Rishikesh – Delhi
Auden's Col is a high altitude mountain pass connecting Rudugaira valley and Bhilangna valley. It is situated at 5490m elevation and connects the ridge coming from Gangotri III (6580m) peak on the north-west and the ridge coming from Jogin I (6465m) on the east, and also binds a glacier coming from Jogin I on the north side of Rudugaira valley, and deadly Khatling glacier on the south side of Bhilangna valley.
|Trip length:||20 Days|
|Grade:||soft to Moderate|
|Starts in:||ex Delhi Airport|
|Ends in:||ex Delhi Airport|
|Accommodation:||Delux Hotel and Tent|
|Transportation:||Ex Delhi international Airport|
|Meals:||Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the Trekking|
|Maximum altitude:||5450 M|
|Trek length:||20 night / 21 days|
Itinerary in Brief
Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh
Rishikesh - Uttarkashi (170 kms/ 4-5 hrs)
Uttarkashi - Gangotri (3048 m/ 10,000 ft) Drive (95 kms).
Gangotri (Rest day for acclimatization)
Gangotri - Nala Camp (8 km Trek 5 - 6hrs trek)
Nala Camp to Rudra Gaira Base Camp (7 km -5 hrs trek)
Rudugaira BC - Rest day and acclimatization
Rudugaira BC - B C Gangotri Group (6 kms/5 hrs app)
BC Gangotri Group - Auden Col BC (6 km/5-6 hrs)
Auden Col BC - Khatling Glacier (12 km 10 hrs approx)
Khatling Glacier - Waterfall Camp/Zero Point (12 km/10 hrs approx)
Waterfall Camp/ Zero Point - Chowki (8 kms/4-5 hrs)
Chowki - Masar Tal (8 kms/6-7 hrs)
Masar Tal - Vasuki Tal (12 kms/6-7 hrs).
Vasuki Tal - Kedarnath (5 kms/3 hrs).
Kedarnath - Gaurikund (14 kms/3-4 hrs) - Rudraprayag
Rudraprayag - Rishikesh
Rishikesh - Delhi