American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Himalayas, Nanga Parbat

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1939

Nanga Parbat was again attempted this past summer by a German expedition under the leadership of Paul Bauer, but although they reached a height of 23,000 ft. they were forced to turn back by storm and bad weather. They did find the bodies of Willy Merkl and Gay Lay who perished in the 1934 disaster and recovered a notebook which throws more light on that unfortunate party.

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