Hanuman Tibba and other Peaks, Kulu. The Jochi University expedition was led by Ryujiro Kanda and composed of Daikichi Nakamura, Kuniki Takeda, Koji Ishioka and Yoshihiko Iwasa. After leaving Manali on August 17, they crossed the Solang Pass on August 24 to reach Base Camp on the Ravi River on August 28. From Camp III, they climbed over an 17,525-foot peak to make an unsuccessful attempt on September 13 on Mukar Beh via its southwest ridge. Kanda and Nakamura went west via the Badar Glacier to the Kudy Glacier to make the first ascent on September 17 of P 19,470 feet. Takeda, Iwasa and Ishioka went to Hanuman Tibba, whose summit (19,450 feet) they reached on September 19. All but Nakamura went to Deo Tibba (19,690 feet); Kanda reached the summit on October 7.
ICHIRO Yoshizawa, A.A.C. and Japanese Alpine Club