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LIFE MAGAZINE December 15, 1947 SWISS HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION INDIAN HIMALAYA FIRST ASCENTS. First Himalayan Climbs After WW2
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LIFE MAGAZINE December 15, 1947 SWISS HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION

An article about the Swiss climbs in the Gangotri Massif, Indian Himalaya in 1947.
The team made 6 first ascents on this expedition.
Climbers were Andre Roch, Rene Ditteret, Alex Graven, Alfred Sutter and Annalies Lohner.
They had 12 Sherpa porters.  Not stated explicitly but they may have driven overland from Europe to India.
Article is 8 pages, with 14 photos, 3 full page or nearly so.

Peaks were

Satopanth, 21,225
Kederanh,   20,820
Kalindi Parbat 18,306
Nanda Gunbthi 18927
White Dome  20,946
Balbala 19,254






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