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The first, only and ill-fated ascent of Mount Jomolhari

The Bhutan-India military expedition team’s conquest of the peak was a pyrrhic victory COVER STORY: On April 21, 1970, as the first spring sun touched Bhutan’s second highest peak, Mount Jomolhari (24,035ft), Chhimi Dorji and seven men set off to summit the peak from the southeast spur of the mountain. The night before the Bhutan-India […]

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