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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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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
Asia, India, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Northeast and West Sikkim, Various Attempts and Ascents
Northeast and West Sikkim, various attempts and ascents. During October and November Claire Humphris (U.K.), Simon Humphris (U.K.), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Chandi Himal, Changwatang (6,130m), Second Ascent, West Ridge
Changwatang (6,130m), second ascent, west ridge. Five Japanese led by Michihiro Honda and four experienced Sherpas made the second ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Kanjiroba Hima, Dudh Kundali (6,042m), South Ridge and Traverse; Point 5,518m
Dudh Kundali (6,042m), south ridge and traverse; Point 5,518m. Our expedition didn’t reach our proposed base camp in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Kanjiroba Hima, Peak ca 5,900m
Peak ca 5,900m. Goetz Wiegland led a six-member German team to attempt Norbu Kang (6,005m), a peak added to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Kanjiroba Hima, Norbu Kang (6,005m), Second Ascent
Norbu Kang (6,005m), second ascent. On September 7 Isolde Frei, Anna Wirbel, Edmund Wirbel, Dorje Lama Tamang, and Tendi Sherpa made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri Himal, Putha Hiunchuli (7,246m), First Alpine-Style Ascent from the North; Turka Himal (ca 5,800m)
Putha Hiunchuli (7,246m), first alpine-style ascent from the north; Turka Himal (ca 5,800m). In early April Blue Eisele, Curtis Gray, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Peak Hawley (6,182m)
Returning from an ascent of Putha Hiunchuli, where on May 7 all our expedition members reached the 7,246m summit in progression ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, West Mustang—Mukut Huimal, Kang Kuru (6,344m)
Kang Kuru (6,344m). On April 16 Ted Hessler and I made the first ascent of Kang Kuru, the second highest summit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Himal, Annapurna I (8,091m), West Face, Czechoslovak Route, Attempt
Annapurna I (8,091m), west face, Czechoslovak Route, attempt. Peter Hamor (Slovakia), Piotr Morawski, Piotr Pustelnik, and Dariusz Zaluski (all from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna I, East Ridge, Tragedy
Annapurna I (8,091m), east ridge, tragedy. At the start of spring the famous Spanish mountaineer, 41-year-old Ignacio Ochoa de Olza, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Damodar Himal, Sonam Himal and Karsang Peak (both 6,225m), Traverse by Les Bosses à Mary; Le Beleveder d'Alfred (6,226m), Possible Second Ascent; Kumlun Himal (6,365m), Northwest Ridge, Honorez la Vie
Sonam Himal and Karsang Peak (both 6,225m), traverse by Les Bosses à Mary; Le Belvedere d’Alfred (6,226m), possible second ascent; ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Damodar Himal, Bhrikuti Sail (6,361m), Probable Second Ascent
Bhrikuti Sail (6,361m), probable second ascent. On May 14 Mick Chapman, Bryan Fruish, and I (all U.K.), Bett Koch, Liz ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Bhrikuti Sail and Lugula Range, History and Confusion
Bhrikuti Sail is one of many summits of a similar height in the Lugula Range, situated on a long ridge ...
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Notes
2009
Bhrikuti Base Camp Rubbish
Bhrikuti base camp rubbish. On arrival at base camp the British-Australian expedition was dismayed to find copious amounts of rubbish ...
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Notes
2009
Asia, Nepal, Purkung Himal, Peak 6,100m, Attempt
Peak 6,100m, attempt. A 16-member Japanese team, with Sherpa support, visited the mountains north of the Annapurna Range during the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Thulagi (7,059m), Attempt
Thulagi (7,059m), attempt. Nine Japanese led by the well-known Himalayan explorer, Tamotsu Ohnishi, made the first known attempt on Thulagi, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Rolwaling Himal, Kang Nachugo (6,737m)
Tobsar (6,065m), attempt. In September, Katsuhito Fujikawa and partner made the first known attempt on Tobsar, east-northeast of Chamar (7,161m), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Kang Nachugo
This pyramidal peak lies on the Nepal-Tibet border, southeast of Gauri Shankar and south of Melungtse . David Gottlieb and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Rolwaling Himal, Dingjung Ri South (6,196m), First Known Ascent
Dingjung Ri South (6,196m), first known ascent. Kenro Nakajima and Hiroki Yamamoto made the first authorized ascent of Dingjung Ri ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Rolwaling Himal, Tengkangpoche (6,487m), First Authorized Ascent; Northwest Face, Checkmate
Tengkangpoche (6,487m), first authorized ascent; northwest face, Checkmate. The most significant pre-monsoon climb in Nepal was Simon Anthamatten and Ueli ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009