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Danga 6238 meter

Only four days after the succesful ascent of the virgin mountain Pandra, the tree climbers Allan Christensen, Jan Mathorne, and Bo Belvedere Christensen did it again; climbed a previously unascended mountain. This time the goal was the 6238 meter high Danga southwest of Pandra in the Northeastern Nepal close to the border to Tibet and Sikkim. They left the bivuak at app. 5200 meter at around tree o’clock in the morning together with Henrik Jessen Hansen, who unfortunately had to

Pandra 6673 meter

First ascents of a Himalayan peak Three expedition climbers Allan Christensen, Jan Mathorne and Bo Belvedere Christensen attained the summit of the 6673 m Pandra in alpine style. The climb was graded TD- and was completed in the second attempt. The route follows a long glacier covered in rolling blocks, up a steep side to a ramp leading to a white glacier. Here we had a bivuak below a large boulder, then followed the white glacier to a small side moraine

Broad Peak 8047 meter

After several attempts failing due to bad weather and illness the Danish Karakoram Expedition consisting of Henrik Jessen Hansen (leader), Kim Sejberg, Jan Mathorne, and Bo Belvedere Christensen finally got started on the summit attempt on July 17th 1994. The climbers use the following camps: Camp 1 at approximately 5800 meters reached on July 17th. Camp 2 at approximately 6250 meters reached on July 18th and stay July 19th. Camp 3 at approximately 7000 meters reached on July 20th and

Ama Dablam even more succes

One week after the first two danish climbers Søren Smidt and Bo Belvedere Christensen reached the summit of Ama Dablam two more climbers from the Danish Himalayan Expedition reached the top. Jan Mathorne and Henrik Jessen Hansen stayed more than half an hour to take photographs and they were in touch with expedtion leader Casper Sutton in basecamp via walkie talkie, confirming the huge succes of the expedition. Now four out of 6 possible climbers have reached the summit.