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Gyala Peri

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Isolation  20 kilometres (12 mi)
Easiest route  rock/snow/ice climb
First ascent  31 October 1986
Listing  Ultra-prominent peak
Parent range  Nyenchen Tanglha Shan
Elevation  7,294 m
Prominence  2,942 m
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Location  China    Tibet Aut. Reg.       Nyingchi Prefecture          Mêdog County north of McMahon Line
First ascenders  Y. Hashimoto, Yoshio Ogata, H. Imamura
Mountain range  Himalayas, Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains, Assam Himalaya
Similar  Namcha Barwa, Rimo I, Kangpenqing, Mamostong Kangri, Gurla Mandhata

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Gyala Peri (Chinese: 加拉白垒, Pinyin: Jiālābáilěi) is a peak just beyond the eastern end of the Himalayas at the entrance to Tsangpo gorge. It is part of Nyenchen Tanglha Shan, although it is sometimes included in Namcha Barwa Himal of the Himalayas.


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Gyala Peri lies just north of the Great Bend of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, the main river of southeastern Tibet, which becomes the Brahmaputra in India. It is 22 km NNW of the higher Namcha Barwa.

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Notable features

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Gyala Peri has great vertical relief above the Tsangpo gorge and is the highest peak of the Nyenchen Tanglha Shan.

Climbing history

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The first ascent of Gyala Peri was in 1986, by a Japanese expedition, via the South Ridge. The group spent about one and one-half months on the mountain. The U.K. Alpine Club's Himalayan Index lists no other ascents.

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