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Asia, Nepal, Ganesh, Annapurna Group

Ganesh, Annapurna Group. The Alpine Club of Kyoto sent an expedition to the southernmost peak of Annapurna I, Ganesh (23,800 feet) (not to be confused with the Ganesh Himal). On October 13 Masaaki Kimura, Hiromichi Yoshino and Yutaka Ageta climbed the central peak, which is about 100 meters lower than the highest summit. On the 15th Shoichiro Uyeo and the Sherpa Mingma Tsering climbed the highest peak. The north peak is a little lower than the main one and remains virgin. The leader Haruo Higuchi and Kiyoo Shimada also took part.

Ichiro Yoshizawa, Japanese Alpine Club