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
Namcha Barwa Himal of the Himalayas.
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.
1 Notable features
2 Climbing history
4 Other sources
Gyala Peri has great vertical relief above the
Tsangpo gorge and is
the highest peak of the Nyenchen Tanglha Shan.
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
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