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List of Expeditions

Mt. Dhaulagiri (2017)

Location: Nepal. Rank of the peak: The 7th highest peak of the world
Altitude: 8167.00 mtr. / 26794.62 ft.
Role: Solo Expedition.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Manaslu (2016)

Location: Nepal. Rank of the peak: 8th highest peak of the world
Altitude: 8163.00 mtr. / 26781.49 ft.
Role: Solo Expedition.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Peak 6125 - Himachal Pradesh (2015)

Location: Himachal Pradesh, India. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6125.00 mtr. / 20095.14 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Annapurna-I (2015)

Location: Nepal. Rank of the peak: 10th highest peak of the world
Altitude: 8091.00 mtr. / 26545.27 ft.
Role: Indian Leader.
Climbed upto: 6000 mtr. (approx). Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Earth quake in Nepal


Mt. Kanchenjunga (2014)

Location: Nepal / India. Rank of the peak: 3rd highest peak of the world
Altitude: 8586.00 mtr. / 28169.29 ft.
Role: Indian Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Shiva (2013)

Location: Himachal Pradesh, India. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6142.00 mtr. / 20150.91 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Makalu (2013)

Location: Nepal. Rank of the peak: 5th highest peak of the world
Altitude: 8463.00 mtr. / 27765.74 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: 8300 mtr.. Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Shortage of rope


Mt. Lhotse (2012)

Location: Nepal. Rank of the peak: 4th highest peak of the world
Altitude: 8516.00 mtr. / 27939.63 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Manirang (2011)

Location: India. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6593.00 mtr. / 21630.57 ft.
Role: Expedition Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Everest (2011)

Location: Nepal. Rank of the peak: The highest peak of the world
Altitude: 8848.00 mtr. / 29028.87 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Menthosa (Padatik) (2010)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6443.00 mtr. / 21138.45 ft.
Role: Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: 6150 mtr.. Status: Retreated


Mt. CB-13 (2010)

Location: India. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6264.00 mtr. / 20551.18 ft.
Role: Expedition Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Shiva (2009)

Location: Himachal Pradesh, India. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6142.00 mtr. / 20150.91 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: 6000 mtr. (approx). Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Bad weather condition


Mt. Devachen (2009)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6187.00 mtr. / 20298.55 ft.
Role: Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: 6130 mtr.. Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Summit approach was too long. Could not make it to the top!


Mt. Menthosa (BEAS) (2009)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6443.00 mtr. / 21138.45 ft.
Role: Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: 6100 mtr.. Status: Retreated


Virgin Peak 6000 Expedition (Unnamed) (2009)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6000.00 mtr. / 19685.04 ft.
Role: Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Papsura (2008)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6451.00 mtr. / 21164.69 ft.
Role: Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: 6200 mtr.. Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Shortage of rope


Mt. Pologongka (2008)

Location: Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6632.00 mtr. / 21758.53 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. M-V (2007)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6370.00 mtr. / 20898.95 ft.
Role: Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Khansiling (2007)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6340.00 mtr. / 20800.52 ft.
Role: Member.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Peak 6111 Expedition (Unnamed) (2007)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6111.00 mtr. / 20049.21 ft.
Role: Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Indrasan (2006)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6221.00 mtr. / 20410.10 ft.
Role: Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: 6050 mtr.. Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Shortage of rope


Mt. Deotibba (2006)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6001.00 mtr. / 19688.32 ft.
Role: Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Peak 6400 Expedition (Unnamed) (2005)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6400.00 mtr. / 20997.37 ft.
Role: Member.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Kedarnath (2005)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6940.00 mtr. / 22769.02 ft.
Role: Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: 6600 mtr.. Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Summit approach was too long. Could not manage to the top!


Mt. Srikanta (2004)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6133.00 mtr. / 20121.39 ft.
Role: Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Virgin Peak 6420 Expedition (Unnamed) (2004)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6420.00 mtr. / 21062.99 ft.
Role: Member.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Virgin Peak 6100 Expedition (Unnamed) (2004)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6100.00 mtr. / 20013.12 ft.
Role: Member.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Bhagirathi - II (2003)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6512.00 mtr. / 21364.83 ft.
Role: Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Chaturangee-IV (2002)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6304.00 mtr. / 20682.41 ft.
Role: Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Gangotri-III (2002)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6577.00 mtr. / 21578.08 ft.
Role: Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


CCKN (2001)

Location: Himachal Pradesh, India. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6304.00 mtr. / 20682.41 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Sudarshan Peak (2001)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6507.00 mtr. / 21348.42 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Tserrif (2001)

Location: Himachal Pradesh. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 5974.00 mtr. / 19599.73 ft.
Role: Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Rataban (2000)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6166.00 mtr. / 20229.65 ft.
Role: Deputy Leader.
Climbed upto: 6050 mtr. Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Summit approach was too long. Couldn't manage.


Gangotri - I (2000)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6672.00 mtr. / 21889.76 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Hanuman Tibba (1999)

Location: Himachal Pradesh, India. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 5298.00 mtr. / 17381.89 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: 5100 mtr. Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Heavy snowfall


Smritidhar (1999)

Location: Himachal Pradesh, India. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 5250.00 mtr. / 17224.41 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Jogin-III (1999)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6112.00 mtr. / 20052.49 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Bhagirathi-II (1998)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6512.00 mtr. / 21364.83 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: 6400. Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Bad weather condition


Deotibba (1998)

Location: Himachal Pradesh, India. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6001.00 mtr. / 19688.32 ft.
Role: Expedition Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Mt. Kedardome (1997)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6380.00 mtr. / 20931.75 ft.
Role: Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Nar Parvat (Virgin) (1997)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 5855.00 mtr. / 19209.31 ft.
Role: Expedition Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Black Peak (Kalanag) (1996)

Location: Garhwal Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 6387.00 mtr. / 20954.72 ft.
Role: Leader.
Climbed upto: 6250 mtr. Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Due to huge open crevasses


Bhanuti Parvat (1995)

Location: Kumaon Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 5695.00 mtr. / 18684.38 ft.
Role: Expedition Climbing Leader.
Climbed upto: Summit. Status: Successful


Tent Peak (1992)

Location: Kumaon Himalaya. Rank of the peak: Not ranked
Altitude: 5974.00 mtr. / 19599.73 ft.
Role: Expedition Member.
Climbed upto: 5880 mtr.. Status: Abandoned
Reason of retreat: Due to bad weather condition


Dipankar Ghosh

Dipankar Ghosh

Mountaineer, Photographer, Writer

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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 46 mountaineering expeditions in the Himalayan range including 7 eight thousanders: Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Kangchenjunga, Mt. Annapurna - I, Mt. Manaslu and Mt. Dhaulagiri.

On 32 occasions he reached the summit. Among those, 5 gave him the recognition as the world's first summiter.

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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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