The Pir Panjal ranges lie in the Inner Himalayan region, running from east southeast to west northwest across Himachal Pradesh
State in India
as well as Pakistan-administered Kashmir
,where the average elevation varies from to . The Himalayas show a gradual elevation towards the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges. Pir Panjal is the largest range of the lower Himalayas. Near the bank of the Sutlej river, it dissociates itself from the Himalayas and forms a divide between the rivers Beas and Ravi on one side and the Chenab on the other.
The Pir Panjal pass to the west of Srinagar, the Banihal pass () which lies at the head of the Jhelum River at the southern end of the Kashmir valley, and the Sythen pass connecting Jammu and Kashmir with Kishtwar are some among the important passes in the region.Rohtang La
is a mountain pass
on the eastern Pir Panjal range connecting Manali
Valley to Keylong
in Lahaul Valley. Haji Pir Pass
is a mountain pass on the western Pir Panjal range between Poonch
. Deo Tibba () and Indrasan () are two important peaks at the eastern end of the mountain range. They can be approached from both the Parvati
-Beas Valley (Kulu District) and the Chandra (Upper Chenab) Valley (Lahaul and Spiti District) in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The hill station
in Kashmir lies in this range.
Haji Pir Pass
Hajipir Pass is in the Pakistan-administered Kashmir area. It has been... Read More