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Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Dharamsura Attempt and Ascent

Dharamsura Attempt and Ascent. Two Japanese expeditions approached Dharamsura (6446 meters, 21,150 feet) from different directions. Four climbers led by Zenkosuke Sakurazawa approached from Manikaran in Kulu in July. They were stopped by monsoon weather at 5800 meters. A second group, Jüm Katori, leader, Hiroshi Yamaoka, Takashi Aoki and Mitsuru Ayoma, approached from the Bara Shigri Glacier in Lahul. They reached the summit via the southeast ridge on August 15.

Harish Kapadia, Editor, Himalayan Journal