American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India—Garhwal, Shivling Attempt and Tragedy

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  • Publication Year: 1994

Shivling Attempt and Tragedy. Our expedition to Shivling ended in tragedy. Mlle Odile Loncle fell 400 meters to her death. It happened at 5700 meters while we were moving up fixed rope between Camps II and III. We immediately gave up our attempt.

Yves LeBissonnais, Club Alpin Français

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