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South America, Peru, Churup Oeste, Alpamayo, Cordillera Blanca

Churup Oeste, Alpamayo, Cordillera Blanca. A Japanese expedition from Waseda University made three first ascents in the Cordillera Blanca. These were Churup Oeste (18,022 feet) on July 18 and Huanamripa (17,225 feet) on July 19, both above the Quebrada Cohup, and Milluakocha Este (17,979 feet) on August 21. On August 13 they made the second ascent of difficult Alpamayo (19,600 feet). The members of the expedition were Hisao Yoshikawa, leader, Misahiko Inokuchi, Yoshio Hamano, Noboro Kanunaki, Aoi Murai and Takaharu Kondo. Victor Angeles and Pablo Morales served as porters.

C├ęsar Morales Arnao, Club Andino Peruano