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Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Kabru North, Probable Third Ascent

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  • Publication Year: 2007

Kabru North, probable third ascent. It is reported that on April 27 an Indian expedition from the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, under its acting principal K.S. Dhami climbed Kabru North (7,338m). They established base camp at Dzongri (4,500m) on April 14 and opened the mainly on skis through the Kabru Dome Glacier. The upper section proved difficult, and the team fixed ropes almost to the summit. This is the third recorded ascent, and the expedition appears to have followed the same route as the first ascensionists (1936) and second (1994), who finished on the southeast ridge above Kabru Dome. One member skied down from ca 7,000m.

Lindsay Griffin, Mountain INFO, Climb Magazine

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