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My journey up (and down) Zanskar's Mulung Tokpo
A team of five men and one woman ventured up the Mulung Tokyo valley to attempt one or more of the unclimbed mountains near its end. Dogged by unprecedented bad weather, objectives were changed. And just when they thought it was all over, the adventure was about to begin.