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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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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
Asia, Nepal, Rolwaling Himal, Tengkangpoche (6,487m), Northwest Face, Attempts
Tengkangpoche (6,487m), northwest face, attempts. In early November Silvestre Barrientos, Manuel Cordova, and Sidarta Gallego almost repeated the 2004 route, Edge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Rolwaling Himal, Tengkangpoche (6,487m), Northeast Face, Moonlight
Tengkangpoche (6,487m), northeast face, Moonlight. In November Hiroyoshi Manome and Yasushi Okada made the long-awaited first ascent of the northeast ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Rolwaling Himal, Kwangde Nup (6,035m), Northeast Face, Between Sun and Shadow (t 5,910m)
Kwangde Nup (6,035m), northeast face, Between Sun and Shadow (to 5,910m). From October 19 to 21 Martin Klestinec and I climbed a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Dawa Peak (5,920m), Northeast Face, New Route and Possible First Winter Ascent
Dawa Peak (5,920m), northeast face, new route and possible first winter ascent. Fearing too many trekkers and expeditions in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Phari Lapcha (6,017m), Northeast Face, Attempt; Dawa Peak (5,920m), Snotty's Gully, Third Ascent
Phari Lapcha (6,017m), northeast face, attempt; Dawa Peak (5,920m), Snotty’s Gully, third ascent. Andy Turner and I attempted a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Phari Lapcha (6,017m), Northeast Face, Independence Day
Phari Lapcha (6,017m), northeast face, Independence Day. From November 8 to 10 Andrzej Sokolowski, Przemek Wojcik, and I made the first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Kyajo Ri (6,186m), Southwest Ridge, Possible First Solo Ascent; Teningbo (5,839m), First Known Ascent, North Face
Kyajo Ri (6,186m), southwest ridge, possible first solo ascent; Teningbo (5,839m), first known ascent, north face. Eight Czech and Slovak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Ama Dablam (6,814m), West Face, Partial New Route, Free Tibet
Ama Dablam (6,814m), west face, partial new route, Free Tibet. Ashild Tomassen (Norway) and we arrived in Nepal at the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Ama Dablam, State of the Dablam
Ama Dablam, state of the Dablam. The huge high serac known as “the Dablam” has remained active since November 2006, when ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Amphu South (6,146m), West Face; Amphuy Middle (6,238m), North Face and Northwest Ridge; Nuptse East (7,795m), South Face, Attempt; Lhotse (8,516m), South Face Attempt
Amphu South (6,146m), west face; Amphu Middle (6,238m), north face and northwest ridge; Nuptse East (7,795m), south face, attempt; Lhotse (8,516...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Nuptse (7,864m), South Face, Are You Experienced? (Not to Summit)
Nuptse (7,864m), south face, Are You Experienced? (not to summit). October 11: Here I am again at the base of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Amphy Middle (6,238m), First Known Ascent
Amphu Middle (6,238m), first known ascent. On April 20 Alexander Graeber and Olaf Rieck made the first known ascent of Amphu ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Kyashar (6,770m), South Pillar, Attempt
Kyashar (6,770m), south pillar, attempt. The final part of our Devoid Triple North Walls project was supposed to be a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Peak 41, South Summit (6,575m), West Spur, Attempt
Peak 41, south summit (6,575m), west spur, attempt. On September 30 Andy Houseman and I flew to Lukla. Four days later we ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Makalu Section, Makalu (8,485m), West Face, Attempt; Makalu II (7,678m), West Face, New Route
Makalu (8,485m), west face, attempt; Makalu II (7,678m), west face, new route. Our three-man expedition, which ran from September 12 to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal - Khumbu Section, Peak Royalties
Peak royalties. Nepalese authorities keep trying to spread expeditions both geographically and seasonally. “Keeping in mind that mountaineering tourism is ...
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Notes
2009
Asia, China, Xinjiang Province, Muzart Glacier, Ascents and Exploration
Muzart Glacier, ascents and exploration. The British-New Zealand expedition of Paul Knott, Guy McKinnon, and Bruce Normand gained a permit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, China, Qinghai Province, Geladaindong Massif, Peak 6,543m
Geladaindong massif, Peak 6,543m. On October 2, 2007, a Japanese expedition made the first ascent of an unnamed 6,543m peak, a major ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, China, Sichuan Province, Siguniang, Southwest Ridge Integral
Siguniang, southwest ridge integral. Over eight days in late September, Dylan Johnson and Chad Kellogg made the first complete ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Asia, China, Sichuan Province, Changping, Shuangqiao, and Bipeng Valleys, Mapmaking
Changping, Shuangqiao, and Bipeng valleys, mapmaking. After my attempt on the Dragon’s Tooth in 2007, I trekked around the Changping, ...
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Notes
2009