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Lang Tang Valley Ice

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Lang Tang Valley Ice 

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Elevation: 10,000'
Location: 28.2058, 85.4719 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: David Trippett on Dec 1, 2007
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Approaching some of the Ice falls from the Upper v...


The Lang Tang valley is a large glacial valley just north of Kathmandu. The valley runs roughly east-west and is flanked by the massive south wall of Lang Tang I and other peaks of the area. During the winter the Valley forms many ice falls of various habit up and down the valley. During the winter of 2004 myself and a group of British and Australian climbers made several first ascents of ice falls in the valley.

Getting There 

Truck or Bus to the head of the Valley, walk from there.

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On the First Ascent of "Hairway to Steven" WI4. Lang Tang Valley, Nepal.

Hairway to Steven WI4-  Asia : Nepal : Lang Tang Valley Ice
Ascend a long ice ramp to a large alcove below a big ice fall in a corner. Climb the falls directly to a belay above a steep WI4 step. Descend the route via abalakovs and vegetation....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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