American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, Greenland, Staunings Alps, East Greenland

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1960

Pamirs. The Russians report the establishment of a glaciological-meteorological station at 23,000 feet in the Fedchenko region. They also announce the first ascent of Voroshilov (21,870 feet) by an 11-man expedition.

On July 7 a group of 33 Chinese, 25 men and eight women, reached the summit of Muztagh Ata (24,388 feet), a second ascent. Although the Chinese claim that this is a new altitude record for women, it must be remembered that the late Madame Claude Kogan reached 25,250 feet in October, 1954 on Cho Oyu.

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