American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India, Garhwal, Chaukhamba III (6,974m) and IV (6,853m)

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  • Publication Year: 2005

Chaukhamba III (6,974m) and IV (6,853m). An Indian expedition (Nehru Institute of Mountaineering) led by Col. Ashok Abbey made the first attempt on these unclimbed peaks. The team consisted of instructors from the Institute. A high point of 6,300m on the westernflank was reached on 8 July. The weather conditions were generally poor.

Harish Kapadia, Honorary Editor, The Himalayan Journal

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