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Asia, India, Uttar Pradesh, Central Garhwal, Chaturangi Glacier, First Ascents

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  • Publication Year: 1999

Chaturangi Glacier, First Ascents. From June to July, Amitabha Roy led a Rocks & Snow Expedition that succeeded in climbing two unnamed peaks in the Chaturangi Glacier area. Base Camp was established at 5030 meters on June 25, Cl (5180m) on July 26, CII (5460m) July 27. The summit of a 6166-meter peak was reached by Mainak Das, Raghubir Singh and two HAPs, Balbir Singh and Lachman Singh, on July 29. The four then climbed an unnamed 6035-meter peak the same day.

Harish Kapadia, Honorary Editor, The Himalayan Journal

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