American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India—Ladakh-Kashmir, Nun, North Ridge

  • Climbs And Expeditions
  • Climb Year:
  • Publication Year: 1983

Nun, North Ridge. A ten-man Indian Army team from the Dogra Regiment, led by Major Prem Chand, set up Base Camp on June 10. After establishing four more camps, on June 19 Harnam Singh, Thakur Dass, Lalit Kumar and Mohammad Amin reached the summit of Nun*(7135 meters, 23,410 feet) by way of the unclimbed north ridge.

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club

*Because of the large number of people ascending such high peaks as Nun, Kun, Trisul and others, we can no longer try to give accounts of all of the more commonly climbed peaks, except for new routes, interesting ascents, etc.—Editor.

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