VIDEO: Cerro Kishtwar, Lama, Burdet, Siegrist & Team

by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Feb/2012
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Last Autumn an international team of David Lama, Denis Burdet, Stephan Siegrist and Robert Frost made the second ascent of Cerro Kishtwar (6155m), Kashmir, India.

+Stefan Siegrist on pitch 8 of Yoniverse, Cerro Kishtwar, 185 kbStefan Siegrist on pitch 8 of Yoniverse, Cerro Kishtwar
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Their route, Yoniverse, is 1200m in length and is graded WI5 and 6a. The peak itself was first climbed in 1993 by British alpinists Mick Fowler and Steve Sustad.

The peak, Cerro Kishtwar, gets its name from a resemblance to the striking rock spike of Cerro Torre.

VIDEO: Cerro Kishtwar 2011


The expedition was supported by Mammut

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