Jogin III is a mountain of the Garhwal Himalaya in Uttarakhand, India. The elevation of Jogin III is 6,116 meters (20,066 ft). It is 155th highest located entirely within Uttrakhand. Nanda Devi is the highest mountain in this category.
Gangotri National Park
The entire surrounding area is protected within the 2,390 km2 (920 sq mi) Gangotri National Park, one of the largest conservation areas in India. The Gangotri National Park is home to several world-class treks, including Gangotri Gomukh Tapoban Nandanvan, Kedarnath Vasuki tal trek, Har ki dun valley trek, Badrinath to Satopanth tal trek, Gangotri to Kedar tal trek, Gangotri to Badrinath trek via Kalindi Khal and many more.
In June 1967, a team led by Dr. G. R. Patwardhan had the privilege of the first ascent of Jogin III.
On June 13 A ladies’ expedition team of Bharat Outward Bound Pioneers of Pune reached the summit of Jogin III. They set up four camps between the base camp and the summit. Dr. Miss K.B. Sorab and Sherpa Chewang Thondup reached the summit from Camp IV.
Girivihar A club from Bombay, India made a joint expedition to Jogin I and III led by (Miss) Neeta Bhoir. The team consisted of Shrikant Oka, Anil Kumar, Ashok Raj- darker, Sanjay Borole, and Suhas Risbud. They set up Camps I, II, and III at 16,500, 17,500, and 19,100 feet respectively. Camp III was in the col from which Jogin I and III were climbed. On June 10 Borole and the high-altitude porter Datta climbed Jogin III (6116 meters, 20,065 feet). On June 11 the second team of Oka, Risbud, and porter Nar set out at 2:30 A.M. and reached the summit of Jogin III at 4:30 A.M.
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