American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Afghanistan, Polish Hindu Kush Expedition

  • Climbs And Expeditions
  • Climb Year:
  • Publication Year: 1961

Polish Hindu Kush Expedition. This group, under the leadership of Boleslaw Chwascinski, was in the field from July 12 to October 19. They made the second ascent of Noshaq (24,574 feet) on August 27, just ten days after the first ascent made by the Japanese, an account of which appears earlier in this Journal. They also made three first ascents in the main chain of the Hindu Kush: Asp-e-Safed (21,326 feet), Roh-e-Daros (19,521 feet) and Horpusz-e-Jach (19,521 feet). Other members of the expedition were Krzysztof Berbeka, Stanislaw Biel, Jerzy Krajski, Stanislaw Kulinski, Jan Mostowski, Zbigniew Rubinowski, and Stanislaw Zierhofier.

This AAJ article has been reformatted into HTML. Please contact us if you spot an error.