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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
Gyajikang, Second Ascent and First Complete Ascent of West Ridge
A primarily French commercial expedition led by Paulo Grobel to 7,047m Gyajikang made the second recorded ascent of the mountain, ...
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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
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Everest, Summary of Events During the Pre-Monsoon Season
Everest, summary of events during the pre-monsoon season. Once upon a time—a decade ago— everyone knew that the period ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Kyashar, Southwest Face, Attempt
Kyashar, southwest face, attempt. From October 11 to 15 Jan Doudlebsky and Marek Holecek attempted the first ascent of the southwest face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Mahalangur Himal - Makalu Section, Makalu, Winter Solo Attempt and Tragedy
Makalu, winter solo attempt and tragedy. The well-known French mountaineer, Jean-Christophe Lafaille, 40 years old, vanished on January 27, 2006, while attempting to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Umbak Himal, Pabuk Kang, First Known Attempt
Pabuk Kang, first known attempt. Two Japanese, led by the explorer-mountaineer Tamotsu Ohnishi, who specializes in visiting remote areas along ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Janak Himal, Lashar I, First Ascent of Peak Via South Face; Janak, South Face Attempt
Lashar I, first ascent of peak via south face; Janak, south face, attempt. I first saw the south face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Janak Himal, Moaist Activity in the Spring
Maoist activity in the spring. Maoists continued to extort funds from climbers. They charged Norbert Joos’s Kangchenjunga six-member group 5,000...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Tien Shan, Western Kokshaal-Too, First Ascent of "Tomestone Tower"
Western Kokshaal-Too, first ascent of “Tombstone Tower.” Fermented horse milk is a delicacy not to be missed. Especially if accompanied ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Tien Shan, Tomurty, Far Eastern Tien Shan, First Ascent
Tomurty, far eastern Tien Shan, first ascent. The National Defense Academy Alpine Club of Japan organized an expedition to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Kun Lun, Muztagh Ata (7,546m), South Ridge
Muztagh Ata (7,546m), south ridge. On August 24 Valery Shamalo and I from St. Petersburg reached the main summit of Muztagh ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Kun Lun, Muztagh Ata, Second Ascent of Southeast Ridge, Alpine Style
Muztagh Ata, second ascent of southeast ridge, alpine style. In order to be well-acclimatized for their alpine-style attempt on Shivling ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Kun Lun, Koskulak (7,028m), First and Second Ascents by the West Ridge and Third Ascent by the North Face
Koskulak (7,028m), first and second ascents by the west ridge and third ascent by the north face. Koskulak is situated ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Kun Lun, Yume Muztagh, First Ascent
Yume Muztagh, first ascent. At 11:05 a.m. on August 1 all four members of our expedition succeeded in making the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Kun Lun, Unsupported Crossing of the Western Kun Lun and Attempt on Pt 6,903m
Unsupported crossing of the Western Kun Lun and attempt on Pt. 6,903m. In September a Russian team jointly led by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Sichuan, Shaluli Shah, Xiashe (5,833m), First Ascent
Xiashe (5,833m), first ascent. On October 13 Patricia Deavoll of New Zealand and I made the first ascent of Xiashe, via ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Sichuan, Shaluli Shah, Xiashe, North Face; Peak 5,690m, Northeast Ridge, Attempt
Xiashe, north face; Peak 5,690m, northeast ridge, attempt. It was Tamotsu Nakamuras telephoto of Xiashe’s north face appearing in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Sichuan, Shaluli Shah, West Sichuan Highland, An Explorartory Visit and First Ascent of Peak 5,160m.
West Sichuan Highland, an exploratory visit and first ascent of Peak 5,160m. On the advice of Tamotsu Nakamura, a party ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Sichuan, Gongkala Shan, Gongkala Shan, Foild Attempt to Gain the Mountain; Haizi Shan, Attempt
Gongkala Shan, foiled attempt to gain the mountain; Haizi Shan, attempt. In September and October Toto Gronlund, Peter Rowat, Dave ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Sichuan, Dazue Shan, Yala, West-South Ridge, Attempt
Yala, west-southwest ridge, attempt. From October 20 to November 1 the GORE-AAIC First Ascents team attempted a new route on the west-southwest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Jiang Jun Feng, Bipeng Valley, First Ascent
Jiang Jun Feng, Bipeng Valley, first ascent. Chris Chitty, Pat Goodman, Ari Menitove and I were to travel to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, "The Angry Wife," First Ascent, Via North Ridge (Raindog Arête); Daogou, First Ascent, Via South Face (Salvage Op)
“The Angry Wife,” first ascent, via north ridge (Raindog Arête); Daogou, first ascent, via south face (Salvage Op). In ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006