himālaya हिमालय- from himā हिमा or the cold season, winter, snow + ālaya आलय or abode, a house , dwelling; hence himālaya is the dwelling/abode of the cold season, the abode of snow.

Also one can think of himavat हिमवत् having frost or snow, snowy, frosty, icy, snow-clad ; a snowy mountain when thinking of
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Discussion- Some note this mountain as Mount Kailāśā, the dwelling of Śiva and Pārvatī. From a mountain climber's perspective it is the home of the World's highest mountain, Mt. Everest.

Much has been written about this mountain range. Two references are shown below.

References Used:
Sanskrit-English Dictionary - M.Monier-Willsiams , 2002 edition