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Snow White Kedarnath Mountain Of Western Garhwal Himalaya

Kedarnath and Kedarnath Dome are two mountains in the Gangotri Group of peaks in the western Garhwal Himalaya in Uttarakhand state, India. Kedarnath (Main) lies on the main ridge that lies south of the Gangotri Glacier, and Kedarnath Dome, a subpeak of the main peak, lies on a spur projecting towards the glacier, two kilometres northwest of Kedarnath.
Kedarnath Temple is one of the most sacred Hindu temples, located at the foothill of Kedarnath Mountin in Garwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand in India. Kedarnath is situated at an astonishing height of 3584 meter above sea level near the head of Mandakini River. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Thousands of Hindu pilgrim visit here every year.
Kedarnath is the highest peak on the south side of the Gangotri Glacier, and Kedarnath Dome is the third highest. This sky stabbing snow peak has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple.
Kedarnath has been a pilgrimage centre since the ancient times, although it is not certain about construction of the original Kedarnath Temple. A mythological account ascribes the temple's construction to the legendary Pandavas. 
Kedarnath Temple is about 3,583 m above sea level near Chorabari Glacier,  the head of river Mandakini, and is flanked by snow-capped peaks, most prominently Kedarnath mountain. The nearest road head is at Gaurikund then trek starts
Trekking route for Kedarnath Temple is simple but having stiff slope. This is one of the holiest destinations in Hinduism. Horse riding and other facilities are available to reach temple for all those visitors who are not physically fit. But generally Pilgrims prefer walking with a holy energetic chanting of Lord Shiva. 
The Kedarnath Mountain comprises of two peaks – the Kedarnath Peak and the Kedarnath Dome. The two peaks are among the top three tallest peaks on the south side of the Gangotri glacier. They are flour-white and brooded over the land. Kedarnath and Kedarnath Dome were first climbed together, in 1947, by a Swiss mountaineering team led by André Roch.