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Asia, India, Garhwal, Saf Minal (6,911m), Northwest Face
Saf Minal (6,911m), northwest face. John Varco (U.S.) and I (UK) made the first ascent of the northwest face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, India, Garhwal, Adi (a.k.a. Chota or Little) Kailash (5,925m), First Ascent; Nikarchu Qilla (The Fortress of Nikarchu, 5,750m), First Ascent
Adi (a.k.a. Chota or Little) Kailash (5,925m), first ascent; Nikarchu Qilla (The Fortress of Nikarchu, 5,750m), first ascent. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, India, Garhwal, Chiring We (6,599m), Second Ascent
Chiring We (6,599m), second ascent. Chiring We is situated at the head of the Kalabaland glacier and is not frequently ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Tingchen Kang (6,010 m), Bureaucratic Problems
Tingchen Kang (6,010 m), bureaucratic problems. An Indian (Bengal) team led by AVM A. K. Bhattacharya and sponsored by the Himalayan ...
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Notes
2005
Asia, India, Eastern Arunachal Pradesh, Tsangpo Gorge, Exploration from India
Tsangpo Gorge, exploration from India. Motup Chewang, Wing Cdr. V K Sashindran, and I traveled from the Brahmaputra along the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Travel Update for Nepal, Spring 2005
Travel update for Nepal, spring 2005. Tourism arrivals in Nepal continue to plummet due to increasing violence surrounding the growing Maoist ...
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Notes
2005
Asia, Nepal, Mustang Region, Damodar Himal, Gaugiri, Second Ascent of Southwest Ridge
Gaugiri, second ascent of southwest ridge. On August 27 Austrians Johannes Mihatsch, Anna and Edmund Wirbel, together with Guna Bahadur Tamang ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Mustang Region, Damodar Himal, Peak 6,350m, First Ascent
Peak 6,350m,first ascent. Although he had a permit to climb 6,110m Gaugiri, Kiyoshi Ishii from Japan did not attempt ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Mustang Region, Damodar Himal, Chhiv Himal (6,650m), First Ascent; Saribung (6,328m), Second Ascent, New Route
Chhiv Himal (6,650m), first ascent; Saribung (6,328m), second ascent, new route. Four members of the Japanese Alpine Club, Student Section, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Mustang Region, Damodar Himal, Unnamed Peaks 6,084m (Namy) and 6,130m (Yury), First Ascents
Unnamed peaks 6,084m (Namy) and 6,130m (Yury), first ascents. I got a permit for Gajiang (6,111m), as it attracted me ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Mustang Region, Damodar Himal, Purkhang, First Ascent
Purkhang, first ascent. A large Japanese team and its Sherpas made the first ascent of Purkhang (6,120m), which lies in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Mustang Region, Manang Region, Purkhang, First Ascent
Purkhang, first ascent. In the summer, a Japanese party was successful on Purkhang (6,120m) in Manang district north of a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Mustang Region, Annapurna Himal, Annapurna Central Summit, Ascent
Annapurna Central Summit, ascent. A Russian, Boris Korshunov, whose age has been reported as between 68 and 70. set out from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Mustang Region, Pamari (Lapche Kang) Himal, Lapche Valley, Reconnaissance
Lapche Valley, reconnaissance. In order to find a place that is utterly unknown and to satisfy my curiosity, I decided ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Rolwaling Himal, Chekigo Attempt
Chekigo attempt. Opened in 2002 as a trekking peak, 6,257m Chekigo, which lies east northeast of Beding in the Rolwaling Valley, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Rolwaling Himal, Langmoche Ri (6,811m), Attempt
Langmoche Ri (6,811m), attempt. Langmoche Ri lies northwest of the Khumbu village of Thami. Two Americans, William (“Rusty”) Escapule and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Rolwaling Himal, Tangi Ragi Tau South (Pahamlahaka) Ascents and Possible New Route
Tangi Ragi Tau South (Pahamlahaka) ascents and possible new route. Although they were unable to make any serious attempt on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur Himal, Teng Kang Poche, Ascent of the North West Face (Not to Summit), Edge of Darkness
Teng Kang Poche, ascent of the north west face (not to summit), Edge of Darkness. On October 22 British climbers Nick ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur Himal, Pasang Lhamu Chuli (Jasamba, Cho Aui) (7,351m), Attempt
Pasang Lhamu Chuli (Jasamba, Cho Aui) (7,351m), attempt. A six-member Slovenian team led by Uros Samec went up a new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur Himal, Nangpai Gosum I New Route; Dazampa Tse, First Ascent
Nangpai Gosum I new route; Dazampa Tse, first ascent. In the middle of October Slovenian expedition made first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur Himal, Losar Waterfall, One-day Ascent
Losar waterfall, one-day ascent. In February Conrad Anker and I did what may be the first one-day ascent of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur Himal, Ama Dablam, Crowds on Normal Route
Ama Dablam, crowds on normal route. In the view of many, there were too many people on Ama Dablam (6,812m) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur Himal, Everest, North Face, New Route
Everest, north face, new route. Elizabeth Hawley’s account of the Russian new route on the north face of Everest, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur Himal, Everest, 2004 Summary
Everest, 2004 summary. During spring 2003, in the 50th anniversary season of Everest’s first ascent, a record number of men and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur Himal, Everest, Uncommon Events on Standard Routes
Everest, uncommon events on standard routes. In the spring a Greek expedition sent one climbing team to the north side ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur South, Kusum Kanguru (6,367m), South Ridge
Kusum Kanguru (6,367m), south ridge, new route attempt. From the 10th of November until the 21st of November Young Chet ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur East - Barun Section, Baruntse North (Khali Himal) (7,057m), North Face, Ciao Patrick
Baruntse North (Khali Himal) (7,057m), north face, Ciao Patrick. It was very, very difficult. We gave it all we had, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur East: Makalu Section, Makalu, Southeast Ridge Integral Attempt
Makalu, southeast ridge integral attempt. In spring a 14-member British Services expedition hoped to climb the south east ridge integral ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Region, Mahalangur East: Makalu Section, Makalu, Southeast Ridge Ascent
Makalu, southeast ridge ascent. After they had abandoned their attempt on the northeast ridge from Tibet, reported elsewhere, Frenchmen Yannick ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Region, Janak Himal, Janak (Outlier Peak) (7,044m), Attempt
Janak (Outlier Peak) (7,044m), attempt. In November two members of a Romanian team led by Constantine Lacatusu were the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Region, Janak Himal, Dome Kang (Domekhan) (7,264m), First Attempt
Dome Kang (Domekhan) (7,264m), first attempt. On Nepal’s border with Tibet, a six-member team of Spaniards were the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Region, Kumbhakarna Himal, Jannu (Kumbhakarna), East Face Attempt and History
Jannu (Kumbhakarna), east face attempt and history. Jannu, also known as Kumbhakarna, not far from Kangchenjunga, has a forbiddingly precipitous ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Region, Kumbhakarna Himal, Jannu, North Face, New Route Summary
Jannu, north face, new route summary. The historic climb in the Nepalese Himalaya during the pre-monsoon season was the successful ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Region, Kangchenjunga Himal South, Kabru IV (7,318m), West Face Attempt
Kabru IV (7,318m), west face attempt. A Serbian expedition may have been only the third to make a serious attempt ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Climbing Fatalities in Nepal
Climbing fatalities in Nepal. Besides the seven deaths on Everest, two other climbers died last spring: American Jay Sieger and ...
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Notes
2005
Emerging Trends Among Chinese Climbers
Emerging trends among Chinese climbers. China not only has the tallest mountains in the world, it also has some of ...
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Notes
2005
Asia, China, Tien Shan, Kashkar, First Ascent and Traverse
Kashkar, first ascent and traverse. In July a team from Moscow made the first ascent of 6,435m Kashkar (aka Koshkar ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, China, Kun Lun Shan, Kongur Tagh (7,719m), Northeast Ridge, New Route
Kongur Tagh (7,719m), northeast ridge, new route. Kongur Tagh’s summit is on China territory close to the border of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, China, Kun Lun Shan, Kongur East (7,300m), Ascent to 7,300m and Proposed Name for Highpoint on East Ridge of Kongur (7,719m)
Kongur East (7,300m ), ascent to 7,300m and proposed name for highpoint on east ridge of Kongur (7,719m). Kongur is the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, China, Kun Lun Shan, Kara Kunlun, Dolkun Muztag (6,355m), First Ascent
Kara Kunlun, Dolkun Muztag (6,355m), first ascent. The student mountaineering party of Tokai University Alpine Club was the first to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, China, Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Qiajajima I (5,930m), First Ascent
Qiajajima I (5,930m), first ascent. Qiajajima massif is the highest mountain in the headwaters of the Mekong River on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, China, Sichuan, Chola Shan, Ganzi Tibetan Prefecture, Mt. Chola (6,148m), Third Ascent; Correction to 1988 "Cheru" Ascent and Altitude
Ganzi Tibetan Prefecture, Mt. Chola (6,148m), third ascent; correction to 1988 “Cheru” ascent and altitude. We made the third known successful ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, China, Sichuan, Shaluli Shan, Kham Region: Jarjinjabo, Janmo Spire Summit Block, First Ascent
Kham region: Jarjinjabo, Jantno Spire summit block, first ascent. In August Bernie Laforest, Ben Ditto, Jonathan Knight, Steve Cater, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, China, Sichuan, Daxue Shan, Haizi Shan (5,820m), East Ridge, North Summit Ascent and Main Summit Attempt
Haizi Shan (5,820m), east ridge, north summit ascent and main summit attempt. Known to Tibetans as Ja-ra (King of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, China, Sichuan, Daxue Shan, Mt. Edgar and Xiao Pangwa Attempts
Mt. Edgar and Xiao Pangwa attempts. During the spring a British expedition comprising Angela Benham, Chris Drinkwater, Titch Kavangh and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, China, Sichuan, Daxue Shan, Longemain (6,294m) and Daddomain (6,380m), First Ascents
Longemain (6,294m) and Daddomain (6,380m), first ascents. The excitement started early on this trip. Originally heading to eastern Tibet, our ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, China, Sichuan, Qionglai Range, Lixian County, Bipeng Valley, Half Ridge Peak (Banji Feng) (5,430m), North Face, First Ascent
Lixian County, Bipeng Valley, Half Ridge Peak (Banji Feng) (5,430m), north face, first ascent. On May 4 our team made the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, China, Sichuan, Qionglai Range, Bipeng Valley, Peak 5,370m First Ascent
Bipeng Valley, Peak 5,370m, first ascent. On April 27 Rongqing Su (China) and I (USA) made the first ascent of Peak 5,370 (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Bipeng Valley Nature Preserve, Background Information
Bipetig Valley Nature Preserve, background information. Bipeng Valley has at least 40 (maybe over 60) unclimbed 5,000+ meter peaks. In 2003 a paved ...
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Notes
2005
Asia, China, Sichuan, Qionglai Range, Mt. Siguniang (6,249m), Southeast Ridge, Second Ascent
Mt. Siguniang (6,249m), southeast ridge, second ascent. Mt. Siguniang was first summited in August 1981 by a Japanese team via the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005