American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India, Garhwal, P 19,080 and P 18,560, Arwa Valley

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  • Publication Year: 1973

P 19,080 and P 18,560, Arwa Valley. The nine-man team from the Mountaineers’ Club of Calcutta led by Baidyanath Rakshit climbed two unnamed peaks north of the Arwa valley. T.S. Subramanian, Barun Ghosh, Provat Kumar Ganguly, two Sherpas Lakpa Tsering and Ang Nima, and a local porter climbed virgin P 19,080 east of the Baidum Glacier on October 13. They and Dhruba Jyoti Ghosh climbed P 18,560 on October 19. Base Camp was at 15,500 feet at Chandhumka.

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club

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