Gang Benchen (7299m)
Gang Benchen is located west of Shisha Pangma near Pelkhu Tso
. It is also known under the name of Kang Benchen, Kangpengquing, Kangpenqin, Kangbochin and Kangboqen. Different refences give an altitude of 7211, 7281, 7295 or 7299m. The most authoritative website (8000ers.com
) gives 7299m. It was first climbed in 1982 by a Japanese expedition.
(Nyalam County Shigatse Prefecture - Tibet – 15 November 2007)