American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Caucasus, Swiss Expedition

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  • Publication Year: 1935

Swiss Expedition. A Swiss party under the leadership of Lorenz Saladin and composed of, in addition to the leader, Hans Graf, Walter Frei and Otto Furrer made a successful trip to the Caucasus this past summer, effecting the first ascents of Skattiikom Khokh (14,600 ft.), Karagom Khokh (14,805 ft.), and Mischirgi Tau (16,408 ft.), as well as making a number of other climbs, among them Vologata (ca. 13,675 ft.), Kasbek and Elbruz.

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