American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Himalaya, The Marco Pallis Expedition

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  • Publication Year: 1934

The Marco Pallis Expedition in the Gharwal Himalaya effected a number of climbs around the Gangotri glacier. The party was composed of Marco Pallis, C. F. Kirkus, Dr. Charles Warren. F. E. Hicks, and R. C. Nicholson. Kirkus and Warren effected the first ascent of Satopanth Peak, 22,060 ft., while Hicks and Nicholson climbed an unnamed 22,000-ft. peak. Four other unnamed peaks between 19,000 and 21,000 ft. were also climbed. Later Pallis and Warren made the ascent of Liu Purgyal, 22,250 ft., on the Tibetan frontier.

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