Saserling - South Face - 2011
Janet Bergman and Freddie Wilkinson made the first ascent of a previously unnamed peak of 6100m that they have called Saserling, above the South Shukpa Kungchung Glacier in the eastern karakoram, India
Saserling ( 6100m ) via South Face
6 August 2011
Climbed by Janet Bergman, Freddie Wilkinson
Other members of the expedition: Emilie Drinkwater, Kirsten Kremer, Mark Richey, Steve Swenson, Chewang Motup, Konchok Thinles, Pemba Norbu Sherpa, Dhan Singh Harkotia, Jamgla Tashi Phunchok, Tshering Sherpa
Janet Bergman and Freddie Wilkinson made the first ascent of an unnamed peak of 6100m above the South Shukpa Kungchung Glacier, near Saser Kangri III. Their route took "a beautiful south-facing, seven-pitch rock rib" (Janet Bergman).
They have proposed the name Saserling for the peak.
The ascent was carried out in the course of an Indo-American expedition that culminated in the ascent of Saser Kangri II.
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Saserling, Jammu and Kashmir , India
N 34° 47′ 4.1388″ W 77° 48′ 15.696″