Yalung Nyau La

Near the top of the Yalung Nyau La (5,446m)

Name of Pass Yalung Nyau La
Altitude 5,446m
Type of pass Trekking route – pushing/cycling
Where Between the herder settlement of Sherma (9km, 5,160m), and Korzog (11km, 4,580m)
GPS Co-ords 33.017 N, 78.179 E
Climb 300m from Sherma in 3 hours


This pass is on the trekking route from Tso Kar to Tso Moriri. We were able to cycle some of the climb, and almost all of the descent. At the top of the pass, Tso Moriri comes into view.

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