|Range/Region:||Central Nepal Himalaya|
|Difficulty:||Major Mountain Expedition|
|Best months for climbing:||Apr, May, Sep, Oct|
|Year first climbed:||1954|
|First successful climber(s):||Col. Jimmy Roberts|
|Nearest major airport:||Nepalgunj|
Thanks to David Lim for adding this peak.
Putha Hiunchuli is the westernmost peak of the Dhaulagiri range and is sometimes referred to as Dhaulagiri VII. It was first climbed in 1954 by Jimmy Roberts, a legendary explorer and climber and most possibly the father of moder-day trekking in Nepal
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NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
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- Log #17656 - by David Lim on Sep 18, 2002This is a rarely climbed peak with two distinct faces: a steep, technical ridge climb pioneered by the Japanese in the early 70s and a much easier snow climb up the northern flanks where the average...