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Meru-British Gangotri Expedition

This four-man party had as its objective the fIrst ascent of the E buttress of the Central Peak of Meru in the Gangotri area. After establishing a high camp on the Meru Shivling Col, they pushed on to the rock-step at 6,300m before conditions forced a retreat.

August - October 1985
Martin Burrows-Smith with John Jones, Alistair Morgan and Richard Turnbull

Other expeditions nearby