/ NEWS: Fowler and Ramsden - Stunning Shiva

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UKC News - on 12 Nov 2012
Mick Fowler on Shiva, 4 kbBritish climbers Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden have nabbed a top class first ascent (again), this time in the Pangi region of Himachal Pradesh, India.

Russian climber Andrey Muryshev, who gave the pair information on the area, told them in an email: "...I am not even sure that anybody has climbed anything of the kind at this altitude ever in history..."

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67600

punj - on 12 Nov 2012
In reply to UKC News: what a stunning peak!
Brendan - on 12 Nov 2012
In reply to punj: Agreed, what a brilliant effort.
J Brown - on 12 Nov 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Wow!
biscuit - on 12 Nov 2012
In reply to UKC News: That looks truly amazing.
Michael Gordon - on 12 Nov 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Looks like a fabulous route (and mountain)!
Morgan Woods - on 12 Nov 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Do they qualify for a seniors card? I am humbled!
Wee Davie - on 13 Nov 2012
In reply to UKC News:

What a line! Brilliant.
metal arms on 13 Nov 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Heroes.
lummox - on 13 Nov 2012
In reply to UKC News: what a fantastic looking peak
BALD EAGLE - on 13 Nov 2012
In reply to UKC News:

Wowser super inspiring! Top effort Gents!
Robert Durran - on 13 Nov 2012
In reply to UKC News:

And I'd got the impression Fowler might be slowing down a bit (relatively speaking) in the last few years. But that looks pretty state of the art....
simoninger - on 14 Nov 2012
In reply to UKC News:
"all the rock will be frozen. From the other hand, the ice will be scarce as the buttress is very steep. So it will be very hard dry tooling and very hard protection..."
Or, in Fowler-speak, "quite sporting."
Mr. K - on 14 Nov 2012
That's an inspiring piece of climbing in great style!

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