American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India, Lahul, Spiti and Kinnaur, Dongrimo and Other Peaks in the Losar Valley

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  • Publication Year: 1997

Dongrimo and Other Peaks In The Losar Valley, Various Ascents. The twelve-member team of the Rock Climbing School, Calcutta, India, led by Rajani Rakshit attempted many peaks in the Losar valley of the western Spiti. On August 14, Satyajit Kar, Bijoy Chakraborty, Pinaki Bhusandas with Tashi Choppal climbed Lagborche (5950 m). Kar, Chakraborty and Choppal also climbed Fluted Peak (6139 m) on August 16. Jeeven Peak (5900 m) was also climbed on the same day by them. During the attempt on Dongrimo (6160 m), on August 22, Chakraborty fell down and sprained his ankle. Thus the team abandoned the attempt and returned home.

Harish Kapadia, Editor, The Himalayan Journal

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