Himalayan Journal vol.44
The Himalayan Journal
Vol.44

Publication year:
1988

Editor:
Soli S. Mehta
Index
  1. EDITORIAL
  2. MOUNTAINS AND RIVERS OF THE HIMALAYA: THEN AND NOW
    (JACK GIBSON)
  3. MEMORIES
    (MAVIS HEATH)
  4. ZHANGZI - AUTUMN, 1987
    (JOSS LYNAM)
  5. BRITISH XIXABANGMA Expedition, 1987
    (LT COL M. W. H. DAY)
  6. MENLUNGTSE, 1987
    (CHRIS BONINGTON)
  7. KINGDOM OF THE THUNDER DRAGON
    (S. K. BERRY)
  8. RATHONG, 1987
    (MAJOR K. V. CHERIAN)
  9. PANDIM - DIARY OF A WAR-TIME ESCAPADE
    (LORD JOHN HUNT)
  10. MAKALU
    (GLENN PORZAK)
  11. CHO OYU, 1987
    (Dr MAURICIO A. PURTO)
  12. KUMAON SECRETS
    (GEOFF HORNBY)
  13. FIRST ASCENT OF CHIRBAS PARBAT, 1986
    (INDRANATH MUKHERJEE)
  14. KALANAG EAST FACE EXPEDITION, 1986
    (W. J. POWELL)
  15. CHURDHAR MORE OF THE LESSER
    (WILLIAM MCKAY AITKEN)
  16. A RETURN TO LINGTI, 1987
    (HARISH KAPADIA)
  17. ASCENT OF KARCHA PARBAT, 1986
    (J. K. PAUL and S. N. DHAR)
  18. A TRYST WITH PHABRANG, 1987
    (ANIL KUMAR)
  19. BRITISH KISHTWAR EXPEDITION, 1986
    (BOB REID and EDWARD FARMER)
  20. CANADIAN KASHMIR HIMALAYAN
    (JOHN A. JACKSON)
  21. UNKNOWN SPITI: THE MIDDLE COUNTRY
    (HARISH KAPADIA)
  22. PICNIC ON A GLACIER -A KARAKORAM JOURNEY
    (STEPHEN VENABLES)
  23. THE GOLDEN PILLAR
    (A. V. SAUNDERS)
  24. PROBLEMS OF ACCURACY IN REPORTING MOUNTAINEERING
    (ELIZABETH HAWLEY)
  25. HIMALAYA-OUR FRAGILE HERITAGE
    (N. D. JAYAL)
  26. THE CONTINUING STORY OF THE HIMALAYAN CLUB
    (M. H. CONTRACTOR)
  27. EXPEDITIONS AND NOTES
  28. IN MEMORIAM
  29. BOOK REVIEWS
  30. CORRESPONDENCE
  31. CLUB PROCEEDINGS, 1987

CLUB PROCEEDINGS, 1987

The Himalayan Club Committee, 1987.

OFFICERS
President ... K. N. Naoroji


Vice-Presidents ... Dr. M. L. Biswas Lt Gen M. Thomas

S. S. Mehta

Honorary Treasurer ... S. K. Damania

Honorary Secretary ... J. C. Nanavati


Members of Committee
A. B. Ghoshal A.D. Moddie

K. K. Guha S.R. Shah

Harish Kapadia M.S. Soin

S. P. Mahadevia Joydeep Sircar

Honorary Local Secretaries
India

Almora ... N. B. Parekh

Bombay ... M. H. Contractor

Calcutta ... P. K. Ganguli

Darjeeling ... Dorjee Lhatoo

Delhi ... Sudhir Sahi

Manali ... John Banon

Srinagar ... Sat Paul Sahni

Uttarkashi ... Col J. K. Bajaj

Nepal ... Mike Cheney

Pakistan ... Nazir Sabir

Australia & New Zealand ... W. M. Deacock

Czechoslovakia ... V. Smida

France ... Bonneau Yves

Great Britain ... R. G. Pettigrew

Japan ... H. Ohtsuka

Italy ... Prof Ardito Desio

Spain ... Jose Paytubi

U.S.A. East ... A. J. Kauffman

West ... Nicholas Clinch


Additional Members of Balloting Committee
P. K. Ganguli G. Ramchandani

Dr H. V. R. Iengar Sudhir Sahi

Other Appointments
Honorary Editor ... S, S. Mehta


Honorary Assistant Editor ... Harish Kapadia
Honorary Librarian ... W. M. Aitken


Hon. Asstt. Librarian
Bombay ... Vincent James

Calcutta ... A. Guha Thakurta


Hon. Equipment Officer ... Arun P. Samant

Hon. Asstt Equipment 0fficers


Calcutta ... P. K. Ganguli

Delhi ... Sandeep Kapur

CLUB NEWS:
A very active year_as usual for the Himalayan Club. Many Sectional Meetings were organized at Bombay (8), Delhi (10) and Calcutta (4). The Bombay Section organized the 5th Annual Seminar with 7 illustrated talks and a discussion on mountaineering accidents. Annual Club Dinners were held at Bombay (with a Mountain Quiz) and Calcutta.

Himalayan Journal Vol. 43 (with Index) was published in April, while the Himalayan Club Newsletter 41 was published on 17 February.

The Grindlay's Bank Mountain Scholarships were awarded to trainees. Many new books and items of mountaineering equipment were added to the store.

The Club membership continues to grow beyond 900 members, spread over all parts of the world. The membership is open to all who are interested in various aspects of the Himalayan interests. (Full details of the Club activities, 1987, are available in The Hima-laym Club Newsletter 41),

Printed in India by S. V. Limaye at India Printing Works; Fort, Bombay 400 023 and published by J. C. Nanavati, Hon, Secretary, for The Himalayan Club? P.B. Box 1905, Bombay 400 001.

DUMONO JUBILEE 1928-88

THE HIMALAYAN CLUB

THE HIMALAYAN CLUB founded in 1928, ha6 world-wide membership of persons interested in Himalayan exploration, trekking, climbing and other subjects connected with the region.

The Club has its principal office at Bombay. Eminent persons, spread all over the world, interested in the Himalaya, are members of the Club. It is an International Club solely devoted to interests in the Himalaya. At present there are about 900 members of the Club.

The Club would welcome applicants with suitable qualifications.

The benefits of membership includes the annual Himalayan Journal and the Himalayan Club Newsletter, both contain extensive informative material on the Himalayan activities.

The Club also has a unique Himalayan library at Delhi and sub-libraries at Bombay and Calcutta. Store of equipment for lending and maps for reference are available for the members.

Regular Club gatherings with lectures, illustrated talks are held at Bombay, Delhi and Calcutta, with an Annual Reunion held in London.

For membership application forms and other details, contact:
Honorary Secretary,
THE HIMALAYAN CLUB,

Post Box No. 1905,

Bombay 400 001. INDIA.