At 3650m height Churdhar is the highest peak in the lower Himalaya. For those looking for a new route to Churdhar as an alternative to the Nauradhar route from the east can try the approach from the west. From the west it takes close to two full days to reach Tessri. From Teesri Churdhar can be climbed in 3 hours post which one can return back to Teesri and start the walk back to Nauradhar thus completing a traverse of the peak. The final climb from Teesri if done in fair weather is not very challenging and at the summit you find a fairly large temple. Views towards the north are majestic as a string of peaks are visible.
Rajgarh, Himachal Pradesh
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Complete a traverse by descending from Nauradhar
1. Walk through vast expanse of meadows offering wide views of Rajgarh towards the west.
2. Infrequent approach from the west typically only used by village folk.
3. Open route from the west offering wide views as compared to forested approach from the east.
4. After the summit descend down to Nauradhar thereby completing a traverse of the peak.