Ramabang

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Ramabang
Highest point
Elevation 6,135 m (20,128 ft)
Naming
Translation Place of Rama[1] (Hindu)
Geography
Location Himachal Pradesh, India
Parent range Himalayas
Climbing
First ascent 22 June 2008 by Gerry Galligan, Paul Mitchell, and Darach Ó Murchú
Easiest route South-west ridge (AD)

Ramabang is a 6,135-metre (20,128 ft) mountain in the Himalayas, in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, India.

It was first climbed and named in June 2008 by a team of Irish climbers, members of the Irish Mountaineering Club.[2][3] The first-ascent route was via the south-west ridge, about AD grade.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Galligan, Gerry (10 July 2008). "Dispatch from Kullu". Irish Mountaineering Club. Retrieved 2015-04-12. 
  2. ^ "Major Expeditions to the Indian Himalaya in 2008". Indian Mountaineering Foundation. Retrieved 2013-09-27. 
  3. ^ Galligan, Gerry (2013). Climbing Ramabang. Vicarious Publishing. ISBN 9781909461031. 

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