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
|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|
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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...