Dipankar Ghosh - Mountaineer, Photographer, Writer

Expedition Reports


Magnificient Lhotse - An expedition to world's 4th highest peak

21st May, 2011. We were descending from the summit of Mt. Everest. We could not take our eyes off Mt. Lhotse. We were spellbound by the grandeur and beauty of the resplendent massif that stood before us.


Published On: Monday, September 21, 2015

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Mound of snow. Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) Expedition

Half an hour ago, I was not sure whether I would get at least one fair chance to fight. Now, it gave me goose bumps to think that I had actually commenced the summit bid. The moment had finally arrived for me to fulfill my dream - the dream that I had nurtured in my mind for years.


Published On: Monday, September 21, 2015

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Mount Manirang Expedition, 2011

The team started from Howrah on 24.08.2011 by Kalka Mail and reached Chandigarh on 26.08.11 morning. There from we traveled by bus and reached at Manali on the same day evening.


Published On: Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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Mt. Annapurna-I Expedition, 2015

Run, run, run. Suddenly, Kim and Zeen took to their heels. They jumped over the rocks, dodged the trees-synergizing the hooting sound they expelled from their lungs while they climbed up and whooshed down the uneven trail.


Published On: Monday, September 21, 2015

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Mt. Kangchenjunga Expedition 2014

Of late, there had been an upsurge in the passion of climbing eight thousanders among the civilian mountaineers of the country. Whatever might be the cause but I was pondering on some of its effects lately.


Published On: Monday, September 21, 2015

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So close yet so far - An Expedition to Mount Makalu

The triumvirate – Everest, Lohtse and Makalu stood athwart the azure sky of Nepal like the three great Gods of Hindus. I had already paid my homage at the feet of first two and on 12th of April, 2013 I started off from Kolkata on my pilgrimage to the third Mecca of Mountaineers – Makalu.


Published On: Monday, September 21, 2015

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Unnamed Peak 6125 Expedition in 2015

Leader's report on Peak 6125 expedition undertaken in September, 2015. The peak is located in the Lahaul region of Himachal Pradesh. As per the leader, Sri Dipankar Ghosh - "To best of our knowledge and information both the peaks were hitherto unclimbed and unnamed".


Published On: Tuesday, February 07, 2017

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Dipankar Ghosh

Dipankar Ghosh

Mountaineer, Photographer, Writer

Wikipedia Profile


Dipankar Ghosh, EFIAP, FFIP, is well known amongst the aspirants of mountaineering for his outstanding performance in enumerable successful expeditions.

He has so far undertaken 47 mountaineering expeditions in the Himalayan range including 8 eight thousanders: Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Kangchenjunga, Mt. Annapurna - I, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Cho Oyu.

On 33 occasions he reached the summit. Among those, 5 gave him the recognition as the world's first summiter.

Bharat Gaurav Award

Receiving Bharat Gaurav Award from Hon'ble Chief Minister of Haryana. Feb 10, 2015

Dipankar Ghosh is receiving the prestigious "Bharat Gaurav Award" from the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Haryana on February 10, 2015.

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