Uja Tirche. This 20,344-foot peak was climbed by the Indians Bidijut Sarkar, K.K. Khannna and Manik Banerjee and Sherpas Kani and Kusang on October 15. After climbing a gendarmed ridge, they reached a rocky saddle some 150 feet lower than the summit. This final summit ridge was. particularly difficult. Shyamal Chacraborty was the leader. The peak was climbed by Scots in 1950.