Plateau Peak - West Ridge - 2013

A team of Indian mountaineers made the first ascent of Plateau Peak, in the Saser Kangri Massif of the Eastern Karakoram range, on 31 July 2013.

First ascent of Plateau Peak ( 7287m )

West Ridge

Karakoram, India

31 July 2013

Climbed by Debraj Datta, Subrate De, Pradeep Ch Sahoo, Prasanta Gorai, Dawa Sherpa, Lakpa Norbu Sherpa, Lakpa Tenzing Sherpa, Mingma Sherpa, Phurba Sherpa

Other members of the expedition: Biplab Banerjee, Parag Kr Mitra, Aadrito Paul, Ganesh Saha, Chetna Sahoo, Gyaltzen Sherpa, Karma Thimle Sherpa, Pasang Gyaltzen

A team from the Himalaya Club's Kolkata Section has made the first ascent of Plateau Peak, in the Saser Kangri massif of the Eastern Karakoram, Ladakh.

The team approached the mountain from the Nubra Valley and established a base camp on the South Pukpoche Glacier and climbed the mountain's west ridge, via a further 3 camps. They reached the summit on 31 July.

Plateau Peak had been the subject of several previous attempts.

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Mountain Facts

Plateau Peak, Jammu and Kashmir , India

N 34° 50′ 30.516″ W 77° 44′ 25.3644″

Elevation: 7287m