Adi Kailash is standing at an elevation of 6310 meters. Adi Kailash is a mountain situated among the Kumaon Himalayan mountain range in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India near the Sin La Pass. The mountain is prominently known as Shiva Kailash, Baba Kailash, Chhota Kailash and Jyolingkong Peak. The base camp of Adi Kailash stands at a distance of 14 kilometres from the Kutti village. Along the journey, many trekkers also stop by here to visit the sacred Gaurikund to pay their respects at Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati Temple nearby. It is noteworthy of mentioning that both the mountains are assumed to hold sacred significance and are paid frequent visits by the Hindu devotees from all over the world.
...However, since both Adi Kailash and Om Parvat are situated not far from each other, devotees usually pay their respects by visiting Adi Kailash first and then, heading towards the Om Parvat. It has been a Centre of attraction for pilgrims all over the world. Also, the Adi Kailash is also a similitude of another sacred mountain in the Indian history called Mount Kailash. The religious importance of Adi Kailash, according to Hindu Mythology, Adi Kailash is the oldest abode and resting place of Lord Shiva. According to Hindu mythology, Ravana- the king of Lanka, visited Adi Kailash and prayed to Lord Shiva there. Ever since that time, Adi Kailash has become a spot for the devotees of Shiva, so they can live in his resemblance. Apart from this, Adi Kailash is also counted among the three divisions of Kailash Trilogy or Shiva Trilogy. In Hindu mythology, the story of Shiva is divided into three divisions of mountains, and Adi Kailash is one of these three. The other two mountains are Kailash Mansarovar which is located near the Tibet-China border and Kinnaur Kailash which is located in Himachal Pradesh. These three mountains are known as the abodes of Shiva.