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Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Ak Saitan
Ak Saitan. After a difficult journey through Kyrgyzstan in August, Iñaki Cabo, Elena de Castro, Ferran Latorre, and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Pik Unmarked Soldier, China View
Pik Unmarked Soldier, China View. In the summer of 2001, we put up a previously unreported route on Pik Unmarked Soldier (5,322...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, At-Bashy Range and West Kokshaal-too, First Ascents
At-Bashy Range and West Kokshaal-too, first ascents. In early September an International School of Mountaineering expedition comprising Pat Littlejohn, Adrian ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Borkoldoy Khrebet, Pik Alexander, Father's Peak, and Pik Ibex Ascents
Borkoldoy Khrebet, Pik Alexander, Father’s Peak, and Pik Ibex ascents. A British team comprising Sharon Abbott, Wayne Gladwin, Mike ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Khrebet Kyokkiar and Gory Sarybeles, Seven First Ascents
Khrebet Kyokkiar and Gory Sarybeles, seven first ascents. After visiting this interesting and unexplored range in 2001, I organized another expedition ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Karavshin, Kara-Su Valley, North Face of a Ridge East of Piramidalny Summit
Kara-Su Valley, north face of a ridge east of Piramidalny summit. The Karavshin Valley in southern Kyrgyzstan was eerily deserted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Karavshin, Dara-Su Valley, Pik 4810 m, Various New Routes
Kara-Su Valley, Pik 4810 m, various new routes. In July 2002, our group of 11 Czechs who drink and climb everything, went to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Change in Peak and Trekking Fees
Change in peak and trekking fees. It is with great relief and pleasure that I announce the formal acceptance by ...
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Notes
2003
Expeditions to Pakistan in 2002
Expeditions to Pakistan in 2002. In 2001 around 70 expeditions came to the Karakoram. However, with the change in political climate following the ...
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Notes
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum IV, Attempt of Bonatti-Mauri Route
Gasherbrum IV, attempt of Bonatti-Mauri route. It appears from our records and those of the Ministry of Tourism that no ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Broad Peak, Winter Attempt
Broad Peak, winter attempt. A Spanish team led by Juanito Oiarzabal attempted Broad Peak (8,048m) this winter. They came in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, K2 Snowboarding Attempt
K2, snowboarding attempt. Spanish extreme skier and snowboarder Jordi Tosas failed to climb K2 on account of bad weather. He ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, K2, Discovery of Dudley Wolfe's Body
K2, discovery of Dudley Wolfe’s body. Most of the expeditions gave up toward the end of July and headed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Trango Valley, First Ascent of The Flame, New Route on Shipton Spire
Trango Valley, first ascent of The Flame, new route on Shipton Spire. In August Josh Wharton and I, hailing from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Shimshal Valley, Exploration and Survey
Shimshal Valley, exploration and survey. In 2001, when the Yokohama Alpine Club went to the Shimshal Pass area to climb Mungarig-Sar (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Batura II, Attempt at Its First Ascent
Batura II, attempt at its first ascent. A six-man team from the Saxon Alpine Club of Germany made a spirited ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Gordoghan Zom Attempt
Gordoghan Zom attempt. Our goal was to climb Buni Zom mountain (6,551m) in the Hindukush range of northwest Pakistan. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Pakistan, Note on Record Keeping for Trekking Peaks
Note on record keeping for trekking peaks. The Pakistan Ministry of Tourism doesn’t keep any records on trekking peaks. ...
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Notes
2003
Pakistan, Deaths in 2002
Deaths in 2002. Japanese Saito Kenji died from AMS on Spantik while returning after scaling the 7,027m peak. He was brought ...
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Notes
2003
Asia, India, Sikkim, Nepal Peak, Ascent via the Southeast and South Ridges
Nepal Peak, ascent via the southeast and south ridges. A 12-member expedition from the DAV Summit Club (German Alpine Club) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Kumaon, Adi Kailash Range, First Ascents and an Attempt on Adi Kailash
Adi Kailash Range, first ascents and an attempt on Adi Kailash. A joint Indo-British expedition led by Martin Moran explored ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Kumaon, Suj Tilla West (Earlier Known as Suitilla), First and Second Ascents
Suj Tilla West (earlier known as Suitilla), first and second ascents. Two of the finest ascents of the season were ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Kumaon, Suj Tilla West, Second Ascent
Suj Tilla West, second ascent. The Ralam valley lies between the more famous Milam valley to its west and the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Kumaon, Changabang, West Face; Purbi Dunagiri, South Pillar and East Ridge; Three Attempts
Changabang, west face; Purbi Dunagiri, south pillar and east ridge; three attempts. After three years of training and organization, the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Kumaon, Trisul II, Attempt
Trisul II, attempt. An 11-member expedition from Calcutta, led by Amitava Roy, attempted Trisul II, a 6,690m peak situated above ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Devban, Second Ascent?
Devban, second ascent? An Indo-Tibet Border Police Expedition led by Y.S. Sandhu made what was probably the first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Arwa Tower and Arwa Spires, Various New Routes
Arwa Tower and Arwa Spires, various new routes. A French expedition led by Antoine de Choudens (with 11 members) climbed the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Arwa Spires, First Ascents of North Face and the Central and West SummIts
Arwa Spires, first ascents of north face and the central and west summits. The 6,193m-high granite top of the Arwa ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Arwa Tower, New Route
Arwa Tower, new route. A Swiss expedition led by Frederic Roux climbed the north face and the east ridge of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Peak 6,175m, First Ascent, Medical Research, Map Errors, and Documentary
Peak 6,175m, first ascent, medical research, map errors, and documentary. The aims of our expedition were threefold: to complete a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal—Gangotri, Chaukhamba II, First Ascent of the Southwest Face
Chaukhamba II, first ascent of the southwest face. One summer day in 2002 my friends and I decided on the Garhwal ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal—Gangotri, Januhut, Attempt
Januhut, attempt. The Austrian team of Josef Jochler and Christian Zenz were the first party to attempt this 6,807m peak. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal—Gangotri, Swachand, First Ascent of West Face and Second Ascent of Peak
Swachand, first ascent of west face and second ascent of peak. This year’s post-monsoon season in the Gangotri region ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal—Gangotri, Meru Shark's Fin, Yet Another Attempt
Meru Shark’s Fin, yet another attempt. British climbers Jon Bracey, Julian Cartwright and Matt Dickinson approached this attractive rock ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal—Gangotri, Bhilangna Valley, Satling Peaks, First Ascents
Bhilangna Valley, Satling peaks, first ascents. A British team made several first ascents in the Satling group of peaks at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Western Garhwal, Peak 6,075m, First Ascent
Peak 6,075 m, first ascent. In early September a nine-member all women team from the IMF led by Chandraprabha Aitwal approached ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul, Ramjak, First Ascent
Ramjak, first ascent. An Indian Mountaineering Foundation expedition led by Sangay Dorjee Sherpa made the first ascent of Ramjak (6,318m). ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, East Karakoram, Teram Shehr Ice Plateau Traverse
Teram Shehr Ice Plateau traverse. The Indian-Japanese East Karakoram Expedition, consisting of five Indian and five Japanese mountaineers, undertook a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, East Karakoram, Padmanabh, First Ascent
Padmanabh, first ascent. Almost all the unclimbed 7,000m peaks surrounding the Siachen Glacier were scaled in the 1970s by expeditions ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Nepal, Recent Changes in Regulations
Recent changes in regulations. New regulations coming into force during 2002 were generally very beneficial to the mountaineering community and particularly ...
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Notes
2003
Nepal, New Peaks for the Autumn of 2002
New peaks for the autumn of 2002. To coincide with the start of the post-monsoon season 2002 the Ministry of Culture, Tourism ...
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Notes
2003
Asia, Nepal, Rowaling Himal, Tengi Ragi Tau, First Ascent of Newly Opened Peak
Tengi Ragi Tau, first ascent of newly opened peak. In the spring of 2000 I saw Tengi Ragi Tau (6943m) for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Rowaling Himal, Teng Kang Poche, Pre-Monsoon Attempts
Teng Kang Poche, pre-monsoon attempts. Taking advantage of the recent addition to the permitted list of peaks of this splendid 6,500...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Rowaling Himal, Teng Kang Poche, Northeast Pillar Attempt, and Tengi Ragi Tau South, South Ridge
Teng Kang Poche, northeast Pillar attempt, and Tengi Ragi Tau South, south ridge. Our expedition lasted from October 1 to November 8. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Rowaling Himal, Kwangde Lho (6,187m), New North Face Route
Kwangde Lho (6,187m), new north face route. Koji Ito and I made the seventh ascent of the north face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Annapurna I Traverse
Annapurna I traverse. Unquestionably the best climb of the season was the Annapurna I traverse by Jean-Christophe Lafaille and Alberto ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Damodar Himal, Gaugiri, First Ascent
Gaugiri, first ascent. Jim Frush (then-president of the AAC) and I went exploring for an obscure 6,110m (20,046') peak called ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Damodar Himal, Pokharkan, First Ascent
Pokharkan, first ascent. Sherpa Panima Lama (51) and I (61) made the first ascent of Pokharkan (6,346m) on October 31. We climbed the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Damodar Himal, Pokharkan, First Ascent of the South Face
Pokharkan, first ascent of the south face. The Alpine Club Damodar expedition was led by Steve Town with Dick Isherwood ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Mustang Himal, Arniko Chuli, First Ascent and Survey
Arniko Chuli, first ascent and survey. In the summer of 2001, I began topographical research of the mountains west of Lo ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003