American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Jugal Himal

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  • Publication Year: 1958

Jugal Himal. An expedition of the Yorkshire Ramblers Club to the Jugal Himal (23,240 feet) ended in tragedy. On reconnaissance from Camp IV at 20,000 feet, ahead of the other four members of the group, on April 30 the leader Captain Crosby Fox, George Spenceley, and two Sherpas were swept into a crevasse by an avalanche. Only Spenceley remained unburied and survived. The attempt was abandoned.

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