Across Peaks & Passes in Darjeeling & Sikkim

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Indus Publishing, 2001 - Darjeeling ((India : District) - 176 pages
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Contents

List of Illustrations
9
An Introduction
13
INTRODUCTION TO THE SIKKIM HIMALAYA
20
HISTORY OF MAJOR PEAKS IN DARJEELING SIKKIM AND THE EASTERN HIMALAYA
36
PERSONALITIES AND INSTITUTIONS
44
MY VISIT TO DARJEELING By Geeta Kapadia
53
FORTY YEARS OF THE HIMALAYAN MOUNTAINEERING INSTITUTE DARJEELING
62
ZEMU GLACIER AND NORTH SIKKIM
73
A Note on Climbing Mountains in India
125
Special Rules Regarding Expeditions in Sikkim
130
Peaks in Sikkim Open for Climbing
135
List of Major Peaks and Passes in Sikkim and Darjeeling Areas
137
Unclimbed Virgin Peaks above 7000 m in the Indian Himalaya 2000
146
Notes and Nomenclature
148
List of Major Passes in the Sikkim Himalaya
154
Major Road Distances in Darjeeling and Sikkim
158

A BRIEF HISTORY
83
A TREK TO THE SINGALILA RIDGE
101
Appendices
113
Regions and History of the Indian Himalaya
115
Major River Valleys in Darjeeling and Sikkim
165
Select Bibliography
168
Index
171
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About the author (2001)

Kapadia has been visiting the Himalaya for almost 40 years. He is an Honorary Member of the Alpine Club, London, and has served as vice president of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation.

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