North face of Thalay Sagar, India. [Photo] Jay Smith
Posted on: March 1, 2004
The Devil's Red Wall, it has been called: a complex mountain with a north face as alluring as it is difficult. In 2003, Thalay Sagar, home to five routes, received three more. How timely. First ascentionists John Thackray and Roy Kligfield give us the historical perspective, while Haavard Nesheim, Tom Prentice, Andrew Lindblade, Mikhail Davy, Melvin Redeker, Stephane Benoist and Nikola Levakov reflect on their efforts on this Indian Garhwal classic.