American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India—Garhwal, Gangotri I and III and Rudugaira

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1975

Gangotri I and III and Rudugaira. Of a ten-member expedition of the Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Majors J.K. Bajaj, I. S. Kumar and S.L. Deora, Captains P.P. Rao and K.B. Sood, Havildar Kuldip Singh, Havildar Sherpa Natembu and Sherpa Balwent Singh climbed Gangotri III (21,578 feet) on May 30. On July 5, while Camp I was being set up at 18,000 feet Deora, Sood and Lubdwere climbed Rudugaira (18,790 feet). On June 8, Deora, Natembu, Rao and Thondup climbed Gangotri I (21,890 feet).

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club

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