P6302m in the Kaluxung massif - Tibet

Sunrise on beautiful north face (P6302m)
in the Kaluxung massif. Picture taken on the way to Noijin Kangsang Base Camp.

(Central Tibet - Karo La Group - 23 October 2007)

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Bruno

Bruno - Dec 16, 2007 3:54 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice

You're welcome.
Yes, there are many peaks with beautiful shapes in this range, most of them overpassing the 6'000m height.

Corax

Corax - Dec 16, 2007 2:31 pm - Voted 10/10

Is that

P.6325 or Jangsunglhomo?

Bruno

Bruno - Dec 16, 2007 2:45 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Is that

I don't think so. It must be a lower summit, that you can see from the main road Gyantse - Nagartse (just at the turn off for Noijin Kangsang BC)

Edit 2008:
After checking again, I noticed that this face does not constitute a real summit, as the ridge is continuing further up until Kaluxung South Summit (6536m).
Location: 28°50'59"N 90°14'01"E
Altitude: 6302m

BigLee

BigLee - Dec 17, 2007 12:25 pm - Voted 10/10

Awesome photo

Great looking peak. Damn, I need to do some climbing in Tibet!

Bruno

Bruno - Dec 17, 2007 12:40 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Awesome photo

All over China there are great climbing oportunities. Red tape can however be a bit problematic, especially here in Tibet.

BigLee

BigLee - Dec 17, 2007 2:08 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Awesome photo

I'd actually planned to visit this autumn. Alas knee injuries! First glance at your username and I thought you might have been the person I was supposed to be going with. I'll no doubt have other opportunities to do some climbing there at some point.

Karrar Haidri

Karrar Haidri - Dec 17, 2007 12:30 pm - Voted 10/10

Very well done

A beautiful Mountain and a very well done shot.Cheers

Karrar


Bruno

Bruno - Dec 17, 2007 12:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Very well done

Thanks Karrar!

johnloguk

johnloguk - Dec 17, 2007 12:48 pm - Voted 10/10

It can't be real!

You must have digitally enhanced the photo ha ha, what an amazing shaped mountain, the sort children draw, and adults tell them they don't exist!

Bruno

Bruno - Dec 17, 2007 1:17 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: It can't be real!

No no John, the picture was not modified by any artificial mean.

You'll find this nice face on the road from Nagartse to Gyantse in Tibet, a few km before Karo La.

Tomek Lodowy

Tomek Lodowy - Jan 10, 2008 12:32 pm - Voted 10/10

amazing

:-) !

Bruno

Bruno - Jan 10, 2008 1:22 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: amazing

Thanks!

Patrick B

Patrick B - Jul 12, 2008 3:02 pm - Voted 10/10

Summiting

Do you know of any names or if any one has ever summited it before?
Great picture!

-pb-

Bruno

Bruno - Oct 5, 2008 12:37 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Summiting

See my comment above. This face is not an independent peak, but is part of the Kaluxung massif. The face shown in the picture is for sure unclimbed, bu Kaluxung main summit was first summitted in 2005.

Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Sep 3, 2008 12:37 am - Hasn't voted

Kaluxung

What an incredible mountain, what inincredible shot!

Bruno

Bruno - Oct 5, 2008 12:40 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Kaluxung

The whole area around Karo La, where Noijing Kangsang and Kaluxung are located, is one of my favourite... The views on Yamdrok Tso and distant peaks at the Bhutan border are stunning!

EricChu

EricChu - Mar 17, 2010 6:54 pm - Voted 10/10

What a perfect shape that mountain has!!

Just beautiful! Thanks for sharing this one!
Cheers,
Eric

Marmaduke

Marmaduke - Mar 17, 2010 7:40 pm - Voted 10/10

Pretty cool

What's the rating for that summit?

Bruno

Bruno - Mar 22, 2010 1:04 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Pretty cool

Hi! As mentioned above, P6302m is not a summit, but rather a high point on the ridge leading to Kaluxung South Summit. The normal route to Kaluxung does not pass through P6302m, and I am pretty sure that this face has never been climbed/attempted or rated. Cheers,
Bruno

antoiner - Jan 2, 2011 6:23 am - Hasn't voted

très beau!

Salut parrain!
Toutes tes photos sont vraiment superbes!
Celle-ci est ma préférée...
Antoine

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