Major new route for Fowler & Turnbull

Posted by Nick Colton on 28/10/2011
Photo: Nick Colton

Mick Fowler, famous as the climbing taxman, and Dave Turnbull, the BMC CEO, have just successfully completed a major first ascent in Nepal.

They have been to an extremely remote valley in the far western Nepal province of Mugu to attempt a fantastic line on a previously unclimbed mountain that has become known as Mugu Chuli (6310m) in the upper Kajichuwa Valley.

Today, Friday 28th October, the BMC office received the following text from BMC CEO Dave Turnbull - now safely in Kathmandu:

"Success on Gojung (aka Mugu Chuli) 4 days up 3 days down + storm on top. Harder than expected and difficult descent"

Congratulations to all the team from everyone at the BMC.

The line they climbed is above the faint red arrow in the photo above.

 



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