Mountain Walking

Lakes of Himalayas: Shiv Pokhri

The Mountain Walker team visited the Shiv Pokhri Lake in Rahtong Valley in West Sikkim, India in the month of November 2017. Here are a few postcards from the trip.

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Located at a height of 4715 m, the Shiv Pokhri Lake demands grit and determination to reach; Photo: Swarjit Samajpati

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An appealing high point near the Shiv Pokhri Lake allows for magnificent views; Photo: Swarjit Samajpati

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Rugged peaks in the vicinity of the Shiv Pokhri Lake add charm to the setting; Photo: Swarjit Samajpati

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A small stream flows down at the South end of the lake; Photo: Swarjit Samajpati

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Kabru Dome peak towers over the Shiv Pokhri Lake; Photo: Swarjit Samajpati

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