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Swiss in the Himalayas:
1939 – 51
1952
1956

The Swiss in the Himalayas, 1939 to 1951


1939: The four participants in the Swiss Himalayan expedition
First ascent: Dunagiri (7066 metres above sea level), Rataban (6150 metres above sea level), Ghauri Parbat (6714 metres above sea level) and other high summits

André Roch, David Zogg, Fritz Steuri, Ernst Huber



1947
First ascent of Kedarnat (6940m), Satopanth (7075m), Kolindi Peak (6102m), Balbala (6414m), Nanda Ghunti (6310m), exploration on Chaukhamba (7138m).
Participants: André Roch, Ms Annelies Lohner, Alfred Sutter, Alexander Graven and René Dittert.

 

1949

Ascent of Pyramid Peak north-east summit (approx. 7100m), Tangkongma Peak (6210m), Chabuk La (6150m), Dzanye Peak (6710m), attempt at ascent up to 6800m on Nupchu Peak (7028m), exploration of the Kangchenjunga (8585m) from the Nepalese side.
Participants: Alfred Sutte, Ms Annelies Lohner, Dr. Edouard Wyss-Dunant, René Dittert, Adolf Rubi and Jacob Pargätz

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Himalaya-Expeditions 1939 – 1952:

Himalaya 1939
Himalaya 1947
Karakoram 1947
Himalaya 1949
Garhwal 1950

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