Alpinist News: China, Pakistan, Baffin, Indiasource Alpinist Sep/2007
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Lauri Hamalainen reports at Alpinist.com
A Russian team climbed the East Face Shingu Charpa in the Masherbrum range in the central Karakoram, not the North Ridge as previously reported.
Luke Bauer reports at Alpinist.com
In late May this year, Dutch climbers Martin Fickweiler and Niels van Veen stood atop the summit of a rock peak on the northwest side of Stewart Valley, Baffin Island.
Lindsay Griffin reports at Alpinist.com
Jonny Copp and Micah Dash, both of Colorado, made the first ascent of an unclimbed 1100-meter wall called Shaffat Fortress in India's Zanskar range from August 8-11. Their climb, Colorado Route (VI 5.11 M6 A1, 21 pitches, 1100m) is representative of the enormous attention given to the spires of northern India and Pakistan from strong alpine-style teams in recent years.
Mike Wejchert reports at Alpinist.com
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