American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India—Garhwal, P 6702 or Vasuki Parbat South, 1988

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  • Publication Year: 1990

P6702 or VasukiParbatSouth, 1988. Italians Massimo Marchegianni, Tiziano Cantalamessa and Marcello Ceci made the first ascent of P 6702 (21,988 feet), which lies just south of Vasuki Parbat. They climbed the east face alpine-style in four days and reached the summit on September 4, 1988. There were 1700 meters of difficult climbing. They rated the maximum difficulty of UIAA VI on the rock and ice up to 70°. They approached via Nandanban and the Chaturangi and Sundar Glaciers.

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