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Asia, India—Garhwal, Ascents in 1965

Ascents in 1965. A number of climbs were made in 1965 which were not reported in time to be included in the A.A.J., 1966. In Garhwal Ganesh Parbat (21,430 feet) was climbed on June 16 by an Indian Police expedition led by Shivraj Singh. The leader reached the summit with R. C. Sahi, P. Singh, B. Singh, Ang Chatter, Sherpas Sang Boo Aila and Hisse, and Garhwalis Puran and Kalyan Singh. The second ascent of Chandra Parbat (22,073 feet) was made on May 22 by Indians A. S. Kashyap and A. Sen and Sherpas Ang Dawa and Gyalzen. In the Punjab an expedition from Bombay made another ascent of Deo Tibba (19,687 feet) under the leadership of M. L. Chari. A. H. Mistry, M. Tandon, Pasang Tsering and Ang Chhota got to the summit. During the Himalayan Institute of Mountaineering course in Lahul in July and August, the first ascent of Mulkila (21,380 feet) was finally made by Dhan Kumar and the Ladakhi porter Palgun on July 23. The same day Pannu made a solo ascent of M5, the fourth.