American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Kalindi

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1974

Kalindi. An expedition of the Indian Himalayan Federation was led by Bibhas Das. They reached Uttarkashi on July 2 and set up Base Camp at Nandanban (14,230 feet), Advanced Base at Basukital (16,500 feet), I on the Suralaya Glacier (17,000 feet), II (18,000 feet), and III at the foot of the Kalindi Pass (18,700 feet) on July 8, 10, 12, 13 and 14 respectively. On July 15 Bibhas Das, Bijendra Singh Negi, Instructors Ujagar Singh and Ratan Singh left camp III at 5:45 and reached the summit of Kalindi (20,020 feet) at nine A.M. The last 500 feet were snow-free and rocky. This was the third ascent.

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club

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