From the blogs – A Short History of Changabang

Mountain Heritage Trust – Provenance: Worn by Alex MacIntyre on Changabang expedition 1977.

Photo credit Mountain Heritage Trust – Provenance: Worn by Alex MacIntyre on Changabang expedition 1977.

The latest post in our from the blogs series on Rohantime features a story from Mountain Heritage Trust…

A Short History of Changabang

British ascents of Changabang
After the 1950s and 1960s when all the 8000m peaks had been summitted, the focus turned to harder routes up these mountains. Some aimed for the South West Face of Everest and Annapurna South Face. For others however, the challenge of summiting an unclimbed peak still remained most important.
Changabang, based in the Garhwal Himalaya in India, also known as the Shining Mountain is only 6864m high. Compared to other Himalayan peaks it would appear to be quite small. Do not let this fool you. Changabang may be smaller than its neighbours but it is a formidable peak, with sheer rock faces and steep ridges. Changabang is a Himalayan big wall… read more

Rohantime looked back at the  Rohan Windlord jacket and salopette used by Alex MacIntyre on  the 1977 Changabang expedition…

Mountain Heritage Trust – Rohan Originals

I am delighted and proud to introduce Rohantime readers to three lovely Rohan heritage stories captured by the Mountain Heritage Trust…read more

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