American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India—Garhwal, Chaudhara

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  • Publication Year: 1974

Chaudhara. Indians led by Professor A.R. Chandekar attempted Rajrambha and on June 2 made the first ascent of Chaudhara (21,364 feet), northwest of Panchchuli. After ascending the Ralam River, they made Base Camp on the Shiva Glacier at 13,800 feet. Camps I and II were at 15,100 and 17,700 feet. From Camp II on June 1 they attempted Rajrambha but they were turned back by technical difficulties. Nayan Katira, Subhas Desai and Sherpas Ajiba and Kami climbed Chaudhara the next day.

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club

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