Climbing India's Shark's Fin with Conrad Anker

The "Clicking Baba" hanging out in his gallery/meditation shack in Gongotri, Northern India. (Jimmy Chin)
The

The "Clicking Baba" hanging out in his gallery/meditation shack in Gongotri, Northern India.

A local Sadhu smoking the chillum.

A local Sadhu smoking the chillum.
(Jimmy Chin)


Pre-climb photo: Jimmy Chin, Renan Ozturk, Conrad Anker (left to right).

Pre-climb photo: Jimmy Chin, Renan Ozturk, Conrad Anker (left to right).
(Jimmy Chin)


The Shark's Fin.

The Shark's Fin.
(Jimmy Chin)


Renan Ozturk painting the Topovan landscape.

Renan Ozturk painting the Topovan landscape.
(Jimmy Chin)


Conrad Anker and Renan Ozturk setting up the portaledge at Camp II during the storm.

Conrad Anker and Renan Ozturk setting up the portaledge at Camp II during the storm.
(Jimmy Chin)


Jimmy Chin leading out on the "Trench Warfare" pitch.

Jimmy Chin leading out on the
(Jimmy Chin)


Conrad Anker melting ice for water in the portaledge at Camp IV.

Conrad Anker melting ice for water in the portaledge at Camp IV.
(Jimmy Chin)


Conrad Anker jumaring high above the Meru Glacier.

Conrad Anker jumaring high above the Meru Glacier.
(Jimmy Chin)


Jimmy Chin scoping out the upper pitches from the belay.

Jimmy Chin scoping out the upper pitches from the belay.
(Jimmy Chin)


Conrad Anker climbing pitch 17 with Shivling in the background.

Conrad Anker climbing pitch 17 with Shivling in the background.
(Jimmy Chin)


Renan Ozturk leading out onto the upper headwall.

Renan Ozturk leading out onto the upper headwall.
(Jimmy Chin)


Conrad Anker cleaning the "House of Cards" pitch.

Conrad Anker cleaning the
(Jimmy Chin)


Conrad Anker on the fifteenth day of the climb.

Conrad Anker on the fifteenth day of the climb.
(Jimmy Chin)

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