Putha Hiunchuli

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Elevation (feet): 23,773
Elevation (meters): 7,246
Continent: Asia
Country: Nepal
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
Convenient Center: Dunai

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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  • Log #17656 - by David Lim on Sep 18, 2002
    This 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...