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Kangchenjunga 04 01 Kangchenjunga Summit, Yalung Kang and Kambachen  from Ramtang Kharka Kangchenjunga 04 02 Tent Peak and Nepal Peak  from Lhonak Kangchenjunga 04 03 Twins and Kangchenjunga North Face From Pangpema Kangchenjunga 04 04 Kangchenjunga North Face From Pangpema Kangchenjunga 04 05 Kangchenjunga North Summit Close Up From Pangpema
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Kangchenjunga 04 03 Twins and Kangchenjunga North Face From Pangpema  [8 of 14]


From Pangpema we had an excellent view of The Twins and Kangchenjunga in the mid-afternoon sun. Named by Freshfield, The Twins is a double peak (7005m and 7350m, also called Gimmigela I and II) situated on the Nepal/Sikkim border just to the north of Kangchenjunga’s North Col. It was only made available to mountaineers by the Nepalese government in 1994, and was climbed for the first time by a Japanese expedition on October of that year, the ascent being made from the Sikkim side via the east ridge.
Kangchenjunga 04 03 Twins and Kangchenjunga North Face From Pangpema From Pangpema we had an excellent view of The Twins and Kangchenjunga in the mid-afternoon sun. Named by Freshfield, The Twins is a double peak (7005m and 7350m, also called Gimmigela I and II) situated on the Nepal/Sikkim border just to the north of Kangchenjunga’s North Col. It was only made available to mountaineers by the Nepalese government in 1994, and was climbed for the first time by a Japanese expedition on October of that year, the ascent being made from the Sikkim side via the east ridge.

DATE: 2004-10-19 15:23