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  Several summit Kangchenjunga


 Climbing to Camp 1 copyrightęFrits Vrijlandt   

The Indian Army continues success on 8000 meter peaks with succesful summit of Kangchenjunga this Autumn.

Lt. Colonel S.C. Sharma, who has summited Everest and Annapurna , lead the expedition. You might recall this team from 2003 when a Joint Indo-Nepal Army Expedition had 31 of its climbers reach the summit Mt. Everest and 12 Summit Lhotse

The results: As per the report of Liaision Officer, the following 6 members and 4  high altitude Sherpas of "Indian Army Kangchenjunga Expedition 2004 " Team have been successful to scale 8586 meter high Mt. Kangchenjunga  on 10th October, 2004 at 09:55 a.m..

1.  Major M.S. Chauhan (35 yrs),The Dogra Regiment, Indian Army.

2.  Nb/Sub Mohinder Singh, SC (38 yrs),The Dogra Regiment, Indian Army

3.  Nb/Sub Chhering Norbu Bodh, SC (33 yrs), The Dogra Regiment Indian Army

4.   Nb/Sub Neel Chand, SC  (33 yrs), The Dogra Regiment Indian Army

5.  Nk Surender Singh (32 yrs), The Dogra Regiment Indian Army

6.  Lnk Ashok Kumar (27 yrs), The Dogra Regiment Indian Army

7.  Mr. Pemba Rinji Sherpa (41 yrs.) Juving-1, Linjekharka, Solukhumbu

8.   Mr. Damai Chhiri Sherpa (29 yrs.) Juving-9, Khariknola, Solukhumbu

9.      Mr. Dawa Wongju Sherpa (32 yrs.),Makalau -9, Walung, Sankhuwasava 

10.  Mr. Ngima Ongdeki Sherpa (31 yrs) Juving -1, Kharikhola, Solukhumbu.

      The 11 members  "Indian Army Kangchenjunga Expedition 204" Team was permitted to climb 8586m. high Mt. Kangchenjunga from South West Face for the period of 75 days from 23rd August  2004 under the leadership of   Lt. Col. S. C. Sharma, from India.

The handling agency of the Expedition Team is Gateway to the Himalaya Pvt. Ltd., Gairidhara, Kathmandu Nepal.

 

 
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