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India to reduce peak fees for 2014

26th October 2013 | 0 comments

Climbers could soon benefit from a reduction in climbing fees on Indian peaks, as the Ministry of Tourism attempts to draw higher numbers of adventure seekers to the Indian Himalaya. Although proposals for the potential drop have been in circulation for some time, a speech given earlier this year revealed the intentions of the Indian government to reduce these fees …

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Success for Fowler on Kishtwar Kailash

24th October 2013 | 0 comments

British mountaineer and President of the Alpine Club Mick Fowler has made the first ascent of a previously unclimbed peak in the Indian Himalaya. Accompanied by climbing partner Paul Ramsden, Fowler led a team of four to the summit of Kishtwar Kailash (6,451m), the highest peak in the Eastern Kishtwar Range, via a route on the mountain’s 1,500m south west …