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British Gangotri (Sumeru Parbat)

This eight-member team abandoned their attempt on the W face of Sumeru Parbat, but succeeded on the hitherto unclimbed S ridge, without however proceeding to their ultimate objective of a first British ascent of the summit.

August - September 1989
Andrew Blain with Richard Sullivan, Tony Foister, Tim Birch, Bob Dawson, Geoff Deigns, Clive Haffenden and Alan King

Other expeditions nearby