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India, East Karakoram, Arganglas Range, "Thongsa Ri" (5,899m), First Ascent, East Ridge, Southeast Face; "Karpo Kangri" Central Summit (ca. 6,525m), First Ascent, South Face Icefall; "Gjungma Kangri" (6,287m), First Ascent, W
Arganglas Range, “Thongsa Ri” (5,899m), first ascent, east ridge, southeast face; “Karpo Kangri” central summit (ca. 6,525m), first ascent, south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Zanskar, "Peak Giorgio," First Ascent, Amico Gio
“Peak Giorgio,”first ascent, Amico Gio. Our expedition comprised Giuseppe Bonfante, Antonio Valerio Carrota, Silvano Colombo, Andrea Corti, Angelo Gnecchi, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Zanskar, Chhomotang Valley: Chhomotang I, Chhomotang III and Thorchok II, First Ascents; Thorchok I, Second Ascent; Chhomotang II (No Name Peak), Ascent
Chhomotang Valley: Chhomotang I, Chhomotang III and Thorchok II, first ascents; Thorchok I, second ascent; Chhomotang II (No Name Peak), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Castle Peak, North-Northwest Wall, 7 D'espases
Castle Peak, north-northwest wall, 7 d’espases. Last year Eloi Callado and I went to India to climb the Neverseen Tower. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Paolo's Peak, First Ascent, Via Pallaresa; Paolo's Peak, No Spice!; Pt 5,930m, First Ascent, antiparques; Iris Peak, Tinc Por; and "Brouillard Pillar," Tocati Di Bola, Ocells A Vent
Paolo’s Peak, first ascent, Via Pallaresa; Paolos Peak, No Spice!; Pt 5,930m, first ascent, Anti-parques; Iris Peak, Tine Por; ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Buttress 5,650m, First Ascent, Via West Face (Million Indian Stars); Pt 5,750m ("Grandfather Enzo Peak"), South Face-Southeast Ridge
Buttress 5,650m, first ascent, via west face (Million Indian Stars); Pt 5,750m (“Grandfather Enzo Peak”), south face-southeast ridge. In August ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, "Lotos Peak," First Ascent
“Lotos Peak,”first ascent. Michal Krol, a young mountaineer from southern Poland, and I set off in late August for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul, Tela 2, Attempt
Tela 2, attempt. A Polish expedition led by 70-year-old Andrez Zoinski and comprising 10 members attempted unclimbed Tela 2 (6,035m) on the Tela ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul, Sanakdank, Probable First Ascent
Sanakdank, probable first ascent. This peak is situated near Gushal village on the Manali-to-Leh Highway, 7km before Keylong. From Gushal ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul, Koa Rong II, Rare Ascent, West Ridge
Koa Rong II, rare ascent, west ridge. A 12-member team from West Bengal led by Govinda Mondal and employing high-altitude ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul, Koa Rong V, Rare Ascent, Southeast Ridge
Koa Rong V, rare ascent, southeast ridge. A 10-member expedition from West Bengal led by Biplab Sengupta made a relatively ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Kullu, Kullu Eiger, Second Ascent, New Route, West Face to South Face
Kullu Eiger, second ascent, new route, west face to south face. In the autumn Oscar Pérez and I went ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Spiti, Upper Pare Chu Valley, Pks. 6,206 and 6,080m, First Ascents; Dhhun, Second Ascent
Upper Pare Chu Valley, Pks. 6,206 and 6,080m, first ascents; Dhhun, second ascent. Our expedition from the Tokai section of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Spiti, A Review of the Mountains Near the Head of the Pare Chu
A review of the mountains near the head of the Pare Chu. The Pare Chu lies northeast of the Spiti ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Kinnaur, Pts 6,132m and 6,154m, First Ascents
Pts 6,132m and 6,154m, first ascents. These previously unclimbed mountains are situated at the head of the Armasong Nala, which ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Gangotri, Meru Central (Shark's Fin), East Face, Attempt
Meru Central (Shark’s Fin), east face, attempt. The Korea Meru Peak Expedition comprised Kim Sae-jung and Cho U-ryeong from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Gangotri, Shivling (6,543m), North Face and Northwest Ridge
Shivling (6,543m), north face and northwest ridge. Well-acclimatized after their second ascent of Muztagh Ata’s southeast ridge, reported elsewhere ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Central Garhwal, Kamet, Normal Route, Ascent
Kamet, Normal Route, ascent. In the autumn Sue Nott and I spent seven weeks on an expedition to Kamet. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Central Garhwal, Pk. 6,123m, First Ascent, East Ridge; Bidhan Parat, Ascent, Southeast Face
Pk. 6,123m, first ascent, east ridge; Bidhan Parvat, ascent, southeast face. A 10-member expedition from Kolkata, led by Amitava Roy, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Eastern Garhwal, Changabang (6,864m), North Face Attempt
Changabang (6,864m), north face attempt. The Korean Changabang North Face Expedition was led by Chung Seong-kwon and had as members ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Eastern Garhwal, Changabang, West Face, Boardman-Tasker, Attempt
Changabang, west face, Boardman-Tasker Route, attempt. The boulders basked in the sun, 9½km of them, wave after wave of rock ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Kumaun, Changabang, north face, attempt
Changabang, north face, attempt. Andreas Amons, Cas van de Gevel, Melvin Redeker, and I tried to climb 6,864m Changabang by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Kumaun, Nanda Devi East, East Face, Attempt
Nanda Devi East, east face, attempt. Marco Dalla Longa led a 12-member Italian expedition to attempt the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Kumaun, Nanda Kot, East Ridge, Attempt; Nanda Devi East, South Ridge, Attempt
Nanda Kot, east ridge, attempt: Nanda Devi East, south ridge, attempt. Our approach to the Nanda Devi region began on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Western Sikkim, Lama Lamani North, First Ascent, Northwest Flank and West Ridge; Tinchen Kang, Third Ascent
Western Sikkim, Lama Lamani North, first ascent, northwest flank and west ridge; Tinchen Kang, third ascent. In a 20-day round ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Northern Sikkim, Chomoyummo, Attempt and Accident
Northern Sikkim, Chomoyummo, attempt and accident. In September the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) organized a high-profile expedition to Chomoyummo (6,829m) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Northern Sikkim, Kangchengyao (6,889m), Ascent from North
Northern Sikkim, Kangchengyao (6,889m), ascent from north. It is reported that a 14-member team from the Black Cat Division of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
India, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Search for Old Pilgrimage Route to Takpa Siri
Search for old pilgrimage route to Takpa Siri. In remote and rarely visited Arunachal Pradesh, much remains to be explored. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Annapurna, 14th for Viesturs, Accident
Annapurna, 14th for Viesturs, accident. The well-known American mountaineer Ed Viesturs went to Cho Oyu to acclimatize and then quickly ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Kutang Himal, Swelokan, South Face and Northwest Ridge Attempts
Swelokan, south face and northwest ridge attempts. A small Japanese team became the first climbers to attempt the remote 6,180m ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Damodar Himal, Pt 6,417m, First Ascent; Corrections to Some Previous Reports on Gaugiri
Pt 6,417m, first ascent; corrections to some previous reports on Gaugiri. In May 2002 Americans Peter Ackroyd and Jim Frush made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Peri Himal, Kang Guru, Avalanche Tragedy to French Expedition
Kang Guru, avalanche tragedy to French expedition. The worst disaster ever to befall an expedition in the Nepalese Himalaya struck ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Peri Himal, Gyajikang, Second Ascent and First Complete Ascent of West Ridge
Gyajikang, second ascent and first complete ascent of west ridge. A primarily French commercial expedition led by Paulo Grobel to 7,047...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Manaslu Himal, P2, second ascent, via partial new route
P2, second ascent, via partial new route. On October 13 Ukrainians Sergei Bublyk, Sergei Kovalev, Aleksander Lavrynenko, and Orest Verbytsky, from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Jugal Himal, Gyalzen, Attempt and Map Identity
Gyalzen, attempt and map identity. Our four-person, primarily American party planned to attempt Gyalzen (6,151m) on the Tibetan border. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Rolwaling Himal, Drangang Ri, Second Ascent, by a New Route; Ripimo Shar, Possible New Route; Chekigo, First Authorized Ascent
Drangang Ri, second ascent, by a new route; Ripimo Shar, possible new route; Chekigo, first authorized ascent. The goals of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Rolwaling Himal, Tengi Ragi Tau East, First Ascent of Peak Via South Pillar
Tengi Ragi Tau East, first ascent of peak via south pillar. In autumn 2004 a team of young French alpinists attempted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Rolwaling Himal, Tengkangpoche, Attempts on North Side
Tengkangpoche, attempts on north side. As of the close of 2005 Tengkangpoche (6,487m), west of Namche Bazar, had been attempted by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Pasang Lhamu Chuli, South Ridge Attempt
Pasang Lhamu Chuli, south ridge attempt. The three-man Italian team of Alois Brugger, Hans Kammerlander, and Karl Unterkircher attempted the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Gyachung Kang, Fourth Ascent from Asia, Nepal, via Variants to Southwest Spur
Gyachung Kang, fourth ascent from Nepal, via variants to southwest spur. On October 17 Hiroshi Hanada, Eisuke Shigekawa, and Tamting Sherpa ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Kyajo Ri, First Recorded Ascent of Southeast Ridge
Kyajo Ri, first recorded ascent of southeast ridge. On October 24 Seth Hobby and I established base camp at 4,600m below ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Cholatse, First Ascent of North Face, by New Variants to French Route
Cholatse, first winter ascent of north face, by new variants to French Route. Koreans Park Jung-hun and Choi Kang-sik reached ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Cholatse, Northeast Face, Second Ascent with Variant
Cholatse, northeast face, second ascent with variant. At first believing they were opening a new route, Slovenians Tomaz Humar, Ales ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Cholatse, Northeast Face, Third Ascent, with Variation Finish
Cholatse, northeast face, third ascent, with variation finish. After our ascent of Kyajo Ri described above, we trekked to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Cholatse, Southwest Ridge, Winter Attempt
Cholatse, southwest ridge, winter attempt. Ross Lynn and I spent three days on Cholatse (6,440m) from January 30 to February 1, 2006. On ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Tawoche, East-Southeast Face; Cholatse, Firect Finish to French Route; Ama Dablam, Northwest Face, Attempt
Tawoche, east-southeast face; Cholatse, direct finish to French Route; Ama Dablam, northwest face, attempt. While hundreds of climbers were in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Lobuje West, Southwest Face, Korean Direct
Lobuje West, southwest face, Korean Direct. A six-man Korean team comprising Kang Sung-woo (leader), Ahn Chi-young, Gwon Jung-hyo, Lee Tae-gyun, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Losar, ascent and possible future permit requirement
Losar, ascent and possible future permit requirement. On January 10, 2006 Whit Magro and I climbed the stupendous frozen waterfall, Losar, which ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Losar, Solo Ascent
Losar, solo ascent. Sometime after the ascent reported above and after I returned from an attempt on Cholatse’s southwest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Ama Dablam, Lagunak Ridge, Attempt
Ama Dablam, Lagunak Ridge, attempt. Between October 1 and November 2, Tina Di Batista and I were members of a Slovenian Jubilee ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006