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Chang Himal North Face Bagged by Bullock and Houseman
Posted on: November 5, 2009
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British alpinists Nick Bullock and Andy Houseman have completed one of Nepal's most coveted challenges: the 1500-meter north face of Chang Himal (aka Wedge Peak, 6750m) in the Kanchenjunga Himal.
The team confirmed ascent via satellite phone text. The message said the pair had returned to base camp safely on November 3.
The north face of Chang Himal was featured in "Unclimbed," a feature in Alpinist 4 documenting the most striking unclimbed lines in the world.
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