American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India Punjab, Deo Tibba and Shilla

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1967

Deo Tibba and Shilla. An All-India University Students Expedition led by R. Jaikumar climbed Deo Tibba in July. The main objective of this party was, however, Shilla, once reported as over 23,000 feet when it was first climbed a hundred years ago but now believed to be about 20,000 feet. The leader and all the other members of the party, V. V. Srinivasan, J. Kumar, R. S. Prabhu, G. Verghese, G. Srikant and H. Shah reached the top on July 19 and 20 along with ten porters. This group also climbed Guan Nelda (20,680 feet), Kanikama (19,566 feet) and a rocky peak about 20,000 feet high, all near Shilla.

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