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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
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal (Khumbu), Nuptse, South Pillar Attempt
Nuptse, south pillar attempt. The Nuptse International South Face Expedition (a.k.a. the Slo/Can/Am—emphasis on Slo) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal (Khumbu), Everest, Summary of the Spring Season
Everest, summary of the spring season, questions on the use of bottled oxygen and sedan chairs. Altogether 46 teams sent 155 people ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal (Khumbu), Cholatse North Face New Route Attempt
Cholatse north face new route attempt. The Corean Alpine Club Cholatse Expedition led by Kang, Sung-woo departed from Seoul August 24. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Mahalangur Himal (Khumbu), Nagpai Gosum, Chinese Military Encounter
Nagpai Gosum, Chinese military encounter. My partner Jeff Lamoureux and I traveled to Kathmandu on September 5 to attempt a new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Mahalangur Himal (Khumbu), Khumbu, Nagpai Gosum I, Background on the Encounter with Chinese Soldiers
Khumbu, Nagpai Gosum I, background on the encounter with Chinese soldiers. David Morton’s experience was the first incident of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal (Khumbu), Khumbu, Peak 41, First Ascent
Khumbu, Peak 41, first ascent. In the middle of October a Slovenian expedition of six climbers made the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal (Khumbu), Kyajo Ri, First Recorded Ascent of Newly Opened Peak
Kyajo Ri, first recorded ascent of newly opened peak. Sitting at home in front of the computer for a week ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal (Khumbu), Nuptse East 1, South Face Pillar Attempt
Nuptse East 1, south face pillar attempt. Snow conditions made climbing very difficult for a noted Russian mountaineer, Valeri Babanov (37), in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal (Khumbu), Numri First Ascent
Numri first ascent. Numri is south of Cho Polu and east of Chukung village. The 6,677m mountain was first climbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal (Khumbu), Ombigaichen, First Recorded Ascent of Newly Opened Peak and First Winter Ascent
Ombigaichen, first recorded ascent of newly opened peak and first winter ascent. Ombigaichen (6,340m) is one of the new trekking ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Tinjung Attempt, Pandra and Danga First Ascents
The Danish Janak Himal Expedition comprised Allan Christensen, Bo Belvedere Christensen, Jan Mathorne, and myself as leader . All had made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Janak Himal, Maoist Encounters Spring Season Commentary
Maoist encounters spring season commentary. Insecurity for people throughout Nepal due to an armed rebellion by Maoists, who have become ...
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Notes
2003
Janak Himal, Maoist Encounters Fall Season Commentary
Maoist encounters fall season commentary. There were encounters by two expeditions, one in the Kangchenjunga area in far eastern Nepal ...
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Notes
2003
Asia, China, Karakoram, K2, Winter Attempt on the North Ridge
K2, winter attempt on the north ridge. The Winter Netia K2 Expedition (Netia is the biggest Polish TV company and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Karakoram, Chinese Tien-Shan Range, Reconnaissance
Chinese Tien-Shan Range, reconnaissance. Four of us—Anatoly Dzhulie (leader), David Lekhtman, Vladimir Leonenko, and myself, Otto Chkhetiani—explored the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Sichuan, Minya Konka, Eighth Ascent and New Route on Nearby Eva Shan
Minya Konka, eighth ascent and new route on nearby Eva Shan. If you love sunny places, Sichuan isn’t the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Sichuan, Siguniang, First Ascent of North Face
Siguniang, first ascent of north face. Taking 6 days, Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden made the first ascent of the north ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Sichuan, Jarjinjabo Mountains, Kham Region, Various First Ascents
Jarjinjabo Mountains, Kham Region, various first ascents. In October Peter Athans, Robert Mackinlay, Hilaree Nelson, Jared Ogden, Kasha Rigby, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Sichuan, Dangchezhengla (5,833m), First Ascent
Dangchezhengla (5,833m), first ascent. Two climbers from the Hengduan Mountains Club (HMC)—Kiyoaki Miyagawa and Junta Murayama—made the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Yunnan Province, Hengduan Shan, Ascent of Peak 4,750, Attempt on Baimang Shan, and Reconnaissance of Meilixueshan and Habaxueshan Areas
Yunnan Province, Hengduan Shan, ascent of Peak 4,750, attempt on Baimang Shan, and reconnaissance of Meilixueshan and Habaxueshan areas. During April ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003