– Lat/Long: 30.84° N 79.40° E

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Avalanche Peak (India) Climbing Notes

Sandeep Shah from INDIA writes:

This was climbed by IIT-Bombay Mountaineering Club team in May/June 1984. Summited on June 3, 1984 by Sandeep Shah (Leader of the 7-member team) along with Subodh Mhaisalkar and Narayan Singh Rana (High Altitude Porter). This was the first Indian climb (and second overall, the first one being 1952 by a British team).

Expedition report gives more details - Himalayan Club Journal Volume 41, published in 1984. (search online to find this as links are not allowed here - himalayanclub.org/hj/41/12/avalanche-peak-expedition-1984/

Team members - Sandeep Shah (L), Subodh Mhaisalkar, Aniruddha Shere, Prashant Bhagadikar, Girish Sant, Jayant Kulkarni, Anand Pai (all were students of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.


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