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Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Mardi Phabrang and Tupendo I Attempt

Mardi Phabrang and Tupendo I Attempt, Eastern Kishtwar. A seven- member British team led by David Mortimer had hoped to climb Mardi Phabrang (6062 meters) and Tupendo I (5700 meters). When Dr. Jonathan Bamber was struck in the leg by rockfall on September 3 on Tupendo, climbing efforts were given up. Eventually on September 9, he was evacuated by helicopter.

Harish Kapadia, Editor, Himalayan Journal