Area: Gangotri Area (Garhwal)
Height: 6450 m
Team 1: Korean
Leader: Young Sik Park (4 members)
The expedition established the base camp at Tapovan on 29 th of May with 4 other members. They wanted to attempt the east face of Meru Shak's Fin. However due to persistent bad weather they could reach only 6000 m and gave up any further attempt. Two camps were established up to 5900 m.
Team 2: American
Leader: Doug Chabot with Bruce Miller and Conrad Anker
This strong and experienced team reached the foot of the mountain on the Gangotri glacier on 23 rd August and tried climbing the mountain till around end of September. However the monsoons progressed and stopped them from proceeding on the mountain. They reached a high point of 5980 m and returned.