Talung Peak - West Flank - South Col - 1964
First ascent of Talung Peak ( 7349m )
West Flank - South Col
18 May 1964
Climbed by Franz Lindner, Tensing Nindra, Richard Hechtel, Dieter Mardicke
Other members of the expedition: Erhard Erdmann, Bernhard Kubanek
Talung, in the Kanchenjunga area of the Nepal Himalaya, was climbed for the first time by a German expedition in 1964.
They established a base camp beneath the western flank of the mountain after a long and difficult approach. Three further camps were establishes, with a final camp at 6690m, about 300m below the south col of Talung. The summit was reached on 18 May by Franz Lindner, Tensing Nindra, Richard Hechtel and Dieter Mardicke.
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Talung Peak, Kangchenjunga Himal , Nepal
N 27° 39′ 17.6688″ W 88° 7′ 51.114″