/ NEWS/VIDEO: Kang Nachugo 6,735m - First Ascent

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Joe Puryear and David Gottlieb have made the first ascent of Kang Nachugo (6,735m) in the Himalya. They have described the peak as:

"A visual centerpiece of a major Himalayan valley... a peak that hundreds of trekkers and climbers pass by every year; a peak so prominent, you can view from its summit six 8,000-meter peaks.. this is extraordinary"

Read More (with video): http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/older.html?month=11&year=2008#n45438
Henry L Buckle - on 25 Nov 2008
Do visit the page, it's an excellent read.

Henry
Martin Davies on 25 Nov 2008
In reply to Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC: That looks incredible. I'm so inspired to take up winter mountaineering! After Kendal this year, watched David Breashears 'Storm over Everest', wow. Then these photo's and the summit video are just amazing.
Well done! M
Hardonicus - on 25 Nov 2008
In reply to Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC: I think this is more exciting than hard grit routes in the overall context. Good stuff, shame about the lack of response, says it all I guess...
john howard 1 - on 25 Nov 2008
In reply to Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC: Inspiring stuff, nice one
James Jackson on 25 Nov 2008
In reply to Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC:

What fantastic climbing, top stuff!
orge - on 26 Nov 2008
In reply to Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC:
The account of the ascent (and accompanying photos) make for amazing reading!

Congratulations guys!

J

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niallk on 26 Nov 2008
In reply to Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC:

Excellent article, and near crapped masel' just looking at the photos and thinking what it would be like. Thanks for the link Jack.

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