/ NEWS: Lies about Shingu Charpa (5600m), Karakoram, Pakistan

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Michael Ryan - on 01 Apr 2007
On September 11, 2006, Alpinist published a NewsWire on the first ascent of Shingu Charpa's north ridge by a Ukrainian team led by Igor Chaplinsky.

Now it appears Chaplinsky lied about his team's ascent, perhaps in a bid to compete for Montagne Magazine's Piolet d'Or.

More at UKClimbing.com's news page http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/
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jimkeeley - on 01 Apr 2007
In reply to Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com:

Always day-dream about that route ever since I saw it alpinst 4 (i think).

good to see it's still up for the first ascent (tounge firmly in cheak)

Jim

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