American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India–Garhwal, Kedarnath Dome and Bhagirathi II

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1985

Kedarnath Dome and Bhagirathi II. Italian Renato Moro organized two successful commercial expeditions to the Gangotri region. In August Moro, F. Zurloni, P. Cappanetti, J. Summer and Henry Bizot climbed Kedarnath Dome (6830 meters, 22,408 feet). From October 6 to 9, A. Sarchi, V. Raveschietto and E. Bonapace climbed Bhagirathi II (6512 meters, 21,365 feet) by its west face, a new route. The first 2500 feet were of UIAA difficulty VI and A3 on rock, and the upper 2000 feet were of mixed terrain.

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