American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri Himal, Nilgiri South, Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 2000

Nilgiri South, Attempt. It was reported that Tadej Golob led a five-member Slovenian expedition that attempted the first ascent of the southwest ridge on Nilgiri South (6839m). The team followed a line up the south face to connect with the crest of the ridge, reaching a high point of ca. 6600 meters on October 17 before strong winds and heavy snowfall forced an end to their efforts. (High Mountain Sports 212)

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