Team 1: International
Leader: Stephan Siegrist
Period: August to October 2004
This strong Swiss-American-German climbing team of six members climbed the northwest buttress route to reach the summit on 27h September. Summiteers were Thomas Senf, Dennis Burdet, Ralf Weber and the leader. They encountered excellent weather throughout the ascent.
Team 2: Korean
Leader: Kim Hyung II
Period: August to September 2004
The Korean team comprising of four members attempted the formidable north face of this peak. However, continuous snowfall and sickness of some members stopped them quite lower down the mountain and the high point of only around 6000 m was reached on 14th September.