American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Koa Rong Peaks

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1984

Koa Rong Peaks. Koa Rong 3 (6157 meters, 20,200 feet) was climbed by Indian women Bani Bose and Smirti Bhattacharjee and Sherpas Dawa and Pas- ang Thondup on July 25. The leader was Miss Lipika Ghosh. Japanese Shigemi Toyoda, Takamasa Tsukamoto, Akira Ota and Kazumi Suzuki climbed Koa Rong 4 (6340 meters, 20,800 feet) by the northeast face with two high camps on September 18. Toyoda and Suzuki climbed KR5 (6257 meters, 20,530 feet) via the northeast face on September 27 having established two different high camps.

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club

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