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Japanese Alpine News 2013

Announcing a new e-book on JohnHarlinMedia.com:

The 2013 edition of the renowned Japanese Alpine News features a special section on the mountains of Sichuan, as well as exploratory climbing in the Chang Tang wilderness and a look at the role of mountains in Japanese culture. And much more.

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Read the Table of Contents below.

FEATURE ARTICLE:

Unknown Heartlands of China’s Wilderness. Four years of exploratory mountaineering in the Chang Tang Plateau. By Janne Corax

SICHUAN SPECIAL:

Future Alpine Paradise, Sichuan 2012. Alluring rock peaks “Gangga Massif.” Unclimbed sacred & forbidden mountains “Kawarori.” By Tamotsu (Tom) Nakamura
DAV Expedition October 2012 to Sichuan. First Ascent of Pk 5,910m in Minya Konka (Gongga Shan) Massif. By Max Dünber (maps and panorama pictures are supplemented by Tom Nakamura)
First Ascent of Kameilong 5,873m – Genyen Massif. Shaluli Shan in West Sichuan Highlands. By David Anderson & Szu-ting Yi
Rock Temples of Tibetan Buddhists HomelandsDaogou-Chibu Group of Mt. Siguniang Massif, Qonglai Mountains, Sichuan. By Tamotsu (Tom) Nakamura
Forbidden & Spectacular Serthar Buddhist Institute. Tibetan Buddhism largest academy beyond snowy mountains in Sichuan. By Hengduan Mountains Club

CLIMBS AND EXPEDITIONS:

The Prow of Shiva 2012, Indian Himalaya. By Mick Fowler
Nima Line: First Ascent of South Pillar of Kyashar. Hinku Valley in Khumb Himal, Nepal Himalaya. By Yasuhiro Hanatani
The Plateau – Mountains of Sikkim-China border. By Harish Kapadia
Zanskar 2012 – Exploration of Virgin Peaks. By Kimikazu Sakamoto
Ascent of P6080 (L13) in Zanskar. Kyoto University Alpine Club Expedition 2012. By Hiroaki Ogihara
Ascent of PT6165 & Attempt on PT6045 in Zanskar. Japanese Alpine Club (JAC) Students Expedition 2012. By Taisuke Ohori
Bulgarian Karakoram Expedition 2012. Khane Valley – Big Walls Project Phase II. By Doychin Boyanov, Nikolay Petkov, Michael Michailov
First Ascent of Baimang Xueshan (Paima or Peima Shan)Yungling on Mekong-Yangtze Divide in Yunnan. Chinese party. By Tamotsu (Tom) Nakamura
Peru Andes-Acuan (Akran) Massif or Cordillera de Rosco. By Antonio Gomez Bohorquez

SURVEYS AND CULTURES:

Alpinism and Japanese Mountains Culture. Hakusan Kamikake Path. By Johanna Ficatier
Glaciers Receding in Kangri Garpo, Eastern Tibet. The climate change of the Ata Glacier. By Tim (Tatsuo) Inoue
Mountains of Goddess – “Damyon” in Southeast Tibet. Untrodden mighty range on Salween-Mekong Divide in Gorge Country. By Tamotsu (Tom) Nakamura
Cover photo: Celestial Peak (Pomiu) 5,413 m south face, Siguniang Massif, Sichuan – China. By Tamotsu Nakamura

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