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Asia, India, Lahaul, Unnamed Peak 6184m, Attempt
Unnamed Peak 6184m, attempt. Situated northeast of Phabrang, this unnamed and unclimbed peak was unsuccessfully attempted during July and August ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Lahaul, Baralacha Peak (6111m), Second Ascent
Baralacha Peak (6111 m), second ascent. This peak close to the Baralacha Pass received a second ascent on September 5 by three ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Lahaul, Ramjak, Attempt
Ramjak, attempt. This is a challenging 6318m unclimbed mountain with a sharp icy summit. The peak is located near the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Lahaul, Unnamed Peak (6248 m), First Ascent
Unnamed Peak (6248 m), first ascent. This peak lies southeast of Ramjak on the opposite side of the valley and was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Lahaul, CB 14 (6078m), Attempts
CB 14 (6078m), attempts. During August two expeditions attempted this peak on the South Dakka Glacier. Keiichi Isobe’s three-member Japanese ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Lahaul, Tagme and Sagar, First Ascents
Tagne and Sagar, first ascents. A team of young climbers from Imperial College of London made a highly exploratory visit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Spiti, Chau Chau Kang Nila (6304 m), Ascent
Chau Chau Kang Nila (6304m), ascent. This popular peak in Spiti was climbed by Dipankar Ghosh’s West Bengal expedition, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Gangotri I (6672m) Ascent
Gangotri I (6672m) ascent. Although this high peak south of Gangotri Temple has now seen many ascents, one on September 26 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Bhrigu Parvat (6041m), Ascent
Bhrigu Parvat (6041m), ascent. A nine-member Indian expedition led by Dr Anjan Chaudhary approached this peak north of Manda via ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Manda I (6511m)
Manda I (6511m), ascent. A two-member Korean team attempted this peak via the west face and north ridge, the route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Manda II, Second Ascent and New Route
Manda II, second ascent and new route. The climbing history of the Manda group is surprisingly short. Until 2001 Manda II (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Meru North Peak (6450m), Attempt
Meru North Peak (6450m), attempt. During September and October a three-member Japanese expedition led by Hiroyoshi Manome attempted the northeast ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Meru Central, Spring Attempt and Successful Autumn First Ascent
Meru Central, spring attempt and successful autumn first ascent. On his second visit to the Gangotri in 2001, Valeri Babanov from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Meru South (6660m), East Face Attempt
Meru South (6660m), east face attempt. On September 17 a six-member Spanish team led by Jordi Corominas established base camp below ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Shivling (6543m), First Ski Descent
Shivling (6543m), first ski descent. Emmanuel Ratouis led a three-member team, which reached the summit via the west ridge in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Bhagirathi III (6454m), Attempt
Bhagirathi III (6454m), attempt. The four-man German team of Robert Jasper, Walter Hölzler, and Rainer Treppte with cameraman Jochen ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Chaukhamba I (7138m), Attempts and Tragedy
Chaukhamba I (7138m), attempts and tragedy. In May a 14-member team from Calcutta led by Brijes Dey attempted the north ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Shri Parvat, Attempt and Bhagat Peak, Ascent
Shri Parvat, attempt and Bhagat Peak, ascent. Rajesh Gadgil’s nine member team from Bombay planned to attempt the second ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Nilkanth, Fourth Ascent
Nilkanth, fourth ascent. The Indian Himalaya offers alpinists unique challenges. Many of these mountain peaks have been discovered slowly due ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Nilkanth (6596 m), Attempts
Nilkanth (6596 m), attempts: A seven member Korean expedition led by Ja Eok Gook originally hoped to attempt Dunagiri, which is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Kamet (7756m), attempts and ascent
Kamet (7756m), attempts and ascent. Jerzy Tillak’s eight-member Polish expedition attempted the unrepeated west ridge. This team of strong ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Dunagiri, Local Access Problems and an Ascent
Dunagiri, local access problems and an ascent. A Korean expedition had full clearance from Delhi to climb this famous 7066m ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Kalanka, Attempt
Kalanka, attempt. We arrived in India on August 24 with permission to visit and climb the remote north side of this 6931...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Lampak II (6181 m), Ascent
Lampak II (6181m), ascent. All seven members of an Indian expedition led by Swaraj Ghosh made the probable third ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Siruanch Glacier, Shambhu Ka Qilla, First Ascent
Siruanch Glacier, Shambhu Ka Qilla, first ascent. On May 16 six members of a British expedition, Roland Arnison, Angela Benham, Chris ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Tirsuli West (7035m), Attempt
Tirsuli West (7035m), attempt. In May a seven-member German team led by Ralf Messbacher attempted the west ridge, reaching ca 6320...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Tirsuli West (7035m), First Ascent
Tirsuli West (7035 m), first ascent. A team from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, led by its vice principal, Maj. Kulwant ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Nanda Ghunti, New Route
Nanda Ghunti, new route. Martin Moran led a six-member British expedition to this 6390m peak. Moran has been a regular ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Nanda Devi Sanctuary, Investigative Expedition
Nanda Devi Sanctuary, investigative expedition. The president of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation, N Vohra, organized an expedition in June-July 2001 to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Nanda Devi, Ascent and Environmental Clean Up
Nanda Devi, ascent and environmental clean up. In September a 40-member team from the Garhwal Rifles Regiment successfully climbed the 7816...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Nanda Devi, Attempt and Tragedy
Nanda Devi, attempt and tragedy. A 16-member team led by Mohammed Mamun Rashid had major plans to climb the 7434m ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Kumaun, Panch Chuli III, Attempt
Punch Chuli III, attempt. A 10-member expedition, sponsored by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation and led by Purmal Singh Dharmashaku, claimed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Kumaun, Panch Chuli IV (6334m), Attempt
Panch Chuli IV (6334m), attempt. During May a 12-member team from West Bengal led by Samir Sengupta approached this peak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, New Peaks in 2001
New peaks in 2001. A press release from Kathmandu on April 10 declared that His Majesty’s Government would open 15 new peaks ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, New Peaks for 2002
New Peaks for 2002. The Government of Nepal officially announced the opening of 103 additional peaks to foreign expeditions. The announcement came ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Nepal Himalaya, Expedition Endorsements Cut, Mt. Everest Fees Lowered, Garbage Deposits Changed
Nepal Himalaya, expedition endorsements cut, Mt. Everest fees lowered, garbage deposits changed. For several years the American Alpine Club lobbied ...
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Notes
2002
Nepal Himalaya, Porter Assistance Efforts
Nepal Himalaya, porter assistance efforts. If a snow-covered pass at 4500m is difficult to a Western trekker outfitted with the ...
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Notes
2002
Asia, Nepal, Gurans Himal, Api, Ascent
Api, ascent. This rarely visited 7132m peak was climbed on October 6 and 8 by five members of Ayumi Nozawai’s six-man ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Gurans Himal, Raksha Urai, Attempt
Raksha Urai, attempt. Hubert Fritzenwaller’s five-man Austrian expedition failed at ca 5800m on one of Raksha Urai’s unclimbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Gurans Himal, Raksha Urai, Attempt
Raksha Urai, attempt. During the post monsoon Phil Amos, Jim de Bank, myself and Simon Woods (all UK) together with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Gurans Himal, Dualagiri, Ascents, Attempts, and Tragedies
Dhaulagiri, ascents, attempts, and tragedies. On October 12 the Spanish climber, José Antonio ‘Pepe’ Garces, the leader of a small Spanish-Italian ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Gurans Himal, Thapa, First Official Ascent
Thapa, first official ascent. A French team led by Raphael Guilbert went to Thapa, the least important of the nine ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Peri Himal, Himlung Himal, Second Ascent, First Ski Descent
Himlung Himal, second ascent, first ski descent. Our international expedition (French-Swedish- Algerian), which took place from April 15-June 10, comprised amateur ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu Himal, Manaslu, Southeast Face to East Ridge, First Ascent
Manaslu, southeast face to east ridge, first ascent. A large Ukrainian expedition, marking the 10th anniversary of the country’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu Himal, Manaslu, P2, First Ascent
P2, first ascent. As noted above, one of the aims of the Ukrainian expedition to Manaslu was to make the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Jugal Himal, Ganchenpo, North Face, Attempt
Ganchenpo, north face, attempt. Bruno Burr, Oskar Wachter, and I left Kathmandu on May 6 and after a five-day trek through ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Hungchi, Attempt
Hungchi, attempt. Recently brought on to the permitted list, this 7036m mountain on the Nepal-Tibet watershed south of the Nup ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Kwangde Nup, North Buttress Direct Ascent, Cheap Wine
Kwangde Nup, north buttress direct ascent, Cheap Wine. During the post monsoon Czech climbers, Jan Doudlebsky and Radek Lienerth, completed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Kwangde Lho, North Face, Second Ascent of Breashears-Lowe Route
Kwangde Lho, north face, second ascent ofBreashears-Lowe route. After retreating from the right-hand variation on the northwest ridge of Ama ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Kwangde Shar, North Face, Second Ascent to the Summit, Extra Blue Sky
Kwangde Shar, north face, second ascent to the summit, Extra Blue Sky. During the autumn British climbers Jon Bracey and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002