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Asia, India–Garhwal, Peaks Climbed by the India-Tibet Border Police

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1981

Peaks Climbed by the India-Tibet Border Police. For some years the India-Tibet Border Police has been climbing in the Himalaya but they have generally kept from announcing what they have done. Although a few have appeared in print, for the first time the Indian Mountaineer has published a list of their climbs. Those done in Garhwal follow. Trisul (23,360 feet, 7120 meters) July 10, 1970; Kagbhusund* (19,210 feet, 5855 meters) May 17, 1970; Raj Rambha* (21,466 feet, 6537 meters) July 11, 1971; Gangotri III (21,578 feet, 6577 meters) June 26, 1971; Kedarnath Dome (22,410 feet, 6831 meters) September 15, 1971 and April 27, 1978; P 19,900* (6093 meters) in Kagbhusund Range June 10, 1972; Bhagirathi II (21,365 feet, 6512 meters) June 15, 1972; P. 20,013* (6100 meters) near Tirsuli July 3, 1972; P 21,310* (6495 meters) near Ganesh Parbat July 23, 1972; Panchchuli I* (22,652 feet, 6904 meters) October 17 and 18, 1972; Panchchuli II* (21,120 feet, 6437 meters) May 25, 1973; Nanda Pal* (20,690 feet, 6306 meters) June 8, 1973; Balakun* (21,230 feet, 6471 meters) July 9, 1973; Vasuki* (22,285 feet, 6793 meters) October 2, 1973; Kedarnath (22,770 feet, 6940 meters) May 19, 1974 and May 1, 1978; Shivling* (21,466 feet, 6543 meters) June 3, 1974; Chandra Parbat (22,073 feet, 6728 meters) September 29, 1974; Nilkanth (21,640 feet, 6596 meters) June 3, 1974; Bharte Khunta* (21,580 feet, 6578 meters) September 6, 1975; Suitilla* (20,910 feet, 6373 meters) October 2, 1974; and Hardeol* (23,460 feet, 7151 meters) May 31, 1978.

* First Ascent

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