The Dhauladhar range is considered to be the southern branch of the main Outer Himalayan chain of mountains. The mountain rises from the Indian plains to the north of districts of Kangra and Mandi, in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The prominent hill station of Dharamsala, in Himachal Pradesh is known as the headquarters of the Kangra district, is situated towards on the southern side of the southern spur in above the Kangra Valley. This mountain range divides the Kangra valley from Chamba. The highest peak in the Dhauladhar range is the Hanuman ji Ka Tiba. The mountain range is also known as the 'White Mountain'. This is located at an altitude of approximately 5,639 m or 18,500 ft above sea level. Many peaks are located close to the Dhauladhar peak. A lot of people like to visit the Dhauladhar range which is mostly used for technical trekking and mountaineering.