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Kangchenjunga 04 01 Kangchenjunga Summit, Yalung Kang and Kambachen from Ramtang Kharka  [6 of 14]


From the far east of the broad open yak pasture of Ramtang Kharka (4350m), in a gap to the right of Wedge Peak, the Kangchenjunga main summit (8586m, far left), the west summit Yalung Kang (8505m, just right of main), and Kambachen (7903m, upper right) were a welcome surprise. Kambachen forms part of the lofty western ridge system of Kangchenjunga, and was for a long time considered to be that mountainís fifth summit, its north face looming over the Ramtang Glacier. After attempts were made by expeditions from Yugoslavia (1965) and Japan (1973), the summit was eventually gained by a Polish team via the west ridge in May 1974.
Kangchenjunga 04 01 Kangchenjunga Summit, Yalung Kang and Kambachen  from Ramtang Kharka From the far east of the broad open yak pasture of Ramtang Kharka (4350m), in a gap to the right of Wedge Peak, the Kangchenjunga main summit (8586m, far left), the west summit Yalung Kang (8505m, just right of main), and Kambachen (7903m, upper right) were a welcome surprise. Kambachen forms part of the lofty western ridge system of Kangchenjunga, and was for a long time considered to be that mountainís fifth summit, its north face looming over the Ramtang Glacier. After attempts were made by expeditions from Yugoslavia (1965) and Japan (1973), the summit was eventually gained by a Polish team via the west ridge in May 1974.

DATE: 2004-10-19 09:49