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Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Rakaposhi Range, Rakaposhi, Southwest Spur, Attempt; Neyzah Peak, First Ascent
Rakaposhi, southwest spur, attempt; Neyzah Peak, first ascent. In July our team of ten Catalans and one Basque traveled to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Hispar Muztagh, CAC Sar, First Ascent; Corean Sar, First Ascent to West Summit; Khani Basa Sar, Attempt
CAC Sar, first ascent; Corean Sar, first ascent to west summit; Khani Basa Sar, attempt. A four-man expedition from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Hispar Muztagh, Tahu Rutum, West Face, Solo Attempt
Tahu Rutum, west face, solo attempt. Mothers have it the hardest. “I’m going climbing in Pakistan by myself. I’...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Hispar Muztagh, Hispar Sar, Attempt; Emily Peak (Point 5,684m), First Ascent
Hispar Sar, attempt; Emily Peak (Point 5,684m), first ascent. In mid-September I traveled alone to Hunza in northeast Pakistan to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Hispar Muztagh, Disteghil, Sar, Attempt
Disteghil Sar, attempt. In June, Don Bowie, Peter Thompson, Ben Cheek, and I attempted the north ridge of Disteghil Sar (7,885...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Hispar Muztagh, Solu Towers, Attempt; Female Peak (Peak 5,290m), First Ascent
Solu Towers, attempt; Female Peak (Peak 5,290m), first ascent. The objective of this expedition was to climb one of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Panmah Muztagh, Baintha Kabata, First Ascent
Baintha Kabata, first ascent. Maxime Turgeon and I traveled to the Choktoi Glacier in August and September to attempt the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Panmah Muztagh, Latok i, Attempt; Porter Peak, First Ascent
Latok I, attempt; Porter Peak, first ascent. On August 22 Whit Magro and I arrived on the Chok- toi Glacier for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Baltoro Muztagh, Hainabrakk East Tower, The Choice
Hainabrakk East Tower, The Choice. Simon Meis and I arrived in Islamabad on July 16 and traveled to the Trango Glacier, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Baltoro Muztagh, Great Tango Tower, Norwegian Pillar
Great Trango Tower, Norwegian Pillar. The groundbreaking ascent of the Norwegian Pillar in 1984 is still the most outrageous line ever ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Baltoro Muztagh, Muztagh Tower, Northeast Face
Muztagh Tower, northeast face. At 7,284m, Muztagh Tower is a prominent landmark on the way to most of the 8,000ers ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Baltoro Muztagh, Skyang Kangri, West Face Attempt
Skyang Kangri, west face attempt. The first attempt on the west face of Skyang Kangri (7,545m) was made in 1980 by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Baltoro Muztagh, Broad Peak, West Face; Gasherbrum I, Southwest Face
Broad Peak, west face; Gasherbrum I, southwest face. Viktor Afanasiev and Valery Babanov completed an alpine- style new route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Baltoro Muztagh, Broad Peak, Winter Attempt
Broad Peak, winter attempt. Polish climbers Artur Hazjer and Robert Szymczak, along with Canadian Don Bowie and Pakistani climbers Qadrat ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Baltoro Muztagh,Gasherbrum I, Traverse
Gasherbrum I, traverse. Peter Hámor and Piotr Morawski from Poland did an alpine-style traverse from south to north of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Baltoro Muztagh, Gasherbrum IV, Northwest Ridge to North Summit
Gasherbrum IV, northwest ridge to north summit. The Spanish team of Alberto Iñurrategi, Ferrári Latorre, José Carlos Tamayo, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Charakusa Valley, K7 West, Second Ascent; K7, Luna
K7 West, second ascent; K7, Luna. In 2008 we six Slovenians traveled to the amazing Charakusa Valley above Hushe village with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Charakusa Valley, Kapura Peak, South Summit (ca 6,200m), Wild Wings
Kapura Peak, south summit (ca 6,200m), Wild Wings. In 1999 on the summit of Amin Brakk, after the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram, Charakusa Valley, K7, Attempt on Southwest Pillar; BC Tower, Possible First Ascent; Badal Wall, Attempt
K7, attempt on southwest pillar; BC Tower, possible first ascent; Badal Wall, attempt. A team of Slovak climbers visited the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
India, Overview
Overview. First ascents, high peaks, exploration, and challenging climbs by Indian mountaineers: all were part of 2008 in the Indian Himalaya, ...
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Notes
2009
India, Fast Track Permits
Fast track permits. 113 Himalayan peaks were pre-cleared for 2009, meaning that obtaining permits should only take two-three weeks. You still need ...
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Notes
2009
Asia, India, East Karakoram, Chong Kumdan II (7,004m)
Chong Kumdan II (7,004m). The isolated Chong Kumdan Group was explored in 1991 by an Indo- British expedition that climbed 10 peaks, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, East Karakoram, Nya Kangri, South Ridge, Attempt
Nya Kangri, south ridge, attempt. In June and July the Himalayan Club sponsored Vineeta Muni, Rajesh Gadgil, Rajan Rikame, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, East Karakoram, Plateau Peak, Attempt
Plateau Peak, attempt. The Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) organized an 11-member expedition, 0led by Wing Commander N. K. Dahiya, to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himalaya, Zanskar, Golden Sentinel, North Ridge, East Face; The Chessboard
Golden Sentinel, north ridge, east face; The Chessboard. In August 2007 the Curbatt Group from the Menaggio section of the Italian ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himalaya, Zanskar, Mt. Aiseo, Northwest Face
Mt. Aiseo, northwest face. Having never climbed in the Greater Ranges before and with a fulltime job to start in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himalaya, Zanskar, Shinkun East
Shinkun East. A seven-member Indian team, led by Subrata Chakraborty and organized by the Himalayan Club, made the first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himalaya, Ladakh, Kula, West Ridge, Second Ascent/Possible Variant
Kula, west ridge, second ascent/possible variant. On June 29 Gaurav, JS Gulia, and Amardeep, with two HAPs, Fateh Chand and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul, Pangi Valley, Shib Shankar
Pangi Valley, Shib Shankar. A five-member Japanese expedition, led by Shoji Sakamoto, applied to the IMF for a permit to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Overview, History, and Naming
Overview, history, and naming. The Miyar, north of the Chenab River at Udaipur, has evolved into one of the most ...
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Notes
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Trento Peak; Om Shanti; Col 5,630m; Bruno Detassis Peak; Fiamme Gialle Peak
Trento Peak; Om Shanti; Col 5,630m; Bruno Detassis Peak; Fiamme Gialle Peak. In September I led an expedition that included ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Three Peaks Mountain (Mahindra), Southeast Summit, The Taming of the Shrew
Three Peaks Mountain (Mahindra), southeast summit, The Taming of the Shrew. Our four-man Russian team, Eugene Korol, Alex Soshnikov, Dmitrii ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Three Peaks Mountain, Southwest Face, Attempt
Three Peaks Mountain, southwest face, attempt. Six young Koreans led by Lee Jae-yong attempted a new route on Three Peaks ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Point JAMES, East Face; Nazomi Peak, Southeast Face; Triple Crown, Southwest Ridge from the West
Point JAMES, east face; Nazomi Peak, southeast face; Triple Crown, southwest ridge from the west. Natasha Sebire and I spent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Toro Peak, South Face, Direttissma; Tamadonog, Long Life Ridge
Toro Peak, south face, Direttissma; Tamadonog, Long Life Ridge. On August 27 Anna Pfaff and I arrived at the usual Miyar ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Castle Peak, Various First Ascents
Castle Peak, various first ascents. During September Stefano Cacioppo, Cesare Giuliani, and I, members the Italian Alpine Club, put up ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Toro Peak, southeast Face; Castle Peak, South Ridge
Toro Peak, southeast face; Castle Peak, south ridge. It wasn’t until the second half of September that Elena Dmitrenko, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Valley, Toro Peak, south Face; Point JAMES, Australian Route, Second Ascent
Toro Peak, south face; Point JAMES, Australian route, second ascent. Elizabeth Fredell and I climbed two routes in the Miyar. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Kullu, Manikarin Spires, Peak 5,394m
Manikarin Spires, Peak 5,394m. Most international climbing trips start with a picture that inspires a dream. Janet Bergman, Ben Ditto, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Spiti, Pare Chu Region, Thongsal
Pare Chu region, Thongsal. On August 9, after a flight from Delhi to Leh several days earlier, Irena Artuñedo and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Spiti, Debsa Valley, Peak 6,135m (Ramabang)
Debsa Valley, Peak 6,135m (Ramabang). Paulie Mitchell, Darach O’Murchu, Craig Scarlett, and I, all from Ireland, traveled to India ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Kinnaur, Rangrik Range, West Ridge
Rangrik Rang, west ridge. In October three French aspirant guides, Sylvain Audibert, Odilon Ferran, and Jeremy Rumebe, made the second ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Western Garhwal, Obra Valley, Pt. 5,760m Attempt; Pt. 5,165m
Obra Valley, Pt. 5,760m attempt; Pt. 5,165m. In the autumn a four-member team from the Alpine Club became the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Meru South, Northeast Face Direct
Gangotri, Meru South, northeast face direct. At 4:30 p.m. on July 13 the sky finally opened for three Korean climbers standing ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Meru Central, East Pillar Attempt
Gangotri, Meru Central, east pillar attempt. Conrad Anker, Renan Ozturk, and I left Delhi on September 6 hoping to make the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Western Garhwal, Gangotri, Vasuki Parvat, West Face, Attempt
Gangotri, Vasuki Parvat, west face, attempt. Paul Ramsden and I were turned back high on this year’s objective, rarely ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Western Garhwal, Pantapia Glacier Various Ascents
Panpatia Glacier, various ascents. A nine-member group of Irish climbers and trekkers, most of whom had never been on an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Central Garhwal, Kamet, Southeast Face, Samuri Direct
Kamet, southeast face, Samuri Direct. One of the outstanding climbs of the year was the first ascent of Kamet’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Eastern Garhwal, Kalanka, Northeast Face and Central Spur, Bushido; History
Kalanka, northeast face and central spur, Bushido; history. Kazuaki Amano, Fumitaka Ichimura, and Yusuke Sato made the first ascent since 1982 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, West Sikkim, Jopuno, West Ridge
West Sikkim, Jopuno, west ridge. After 12 days of unstable March weather in the Thangsing Valley and an unsuccessful attempt on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009