American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Peru—Cordillera Huayhuash, Sarapo

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1967

Sarapo. The Japanese Yamanoko (Children of the Mountains) Alpine Club expedition made the second ascent of Sarapo (20,155 feet) on July 6. (First ascent by Austrians Bachmann and Lugmayer in 1954.) Takayuki Musha and Hiroshi Nakatsubo made the ascent with two camps above Siulácocha by the northern moraine and the southeast ridge. On August 18 Nakatsubo and Takeo Kuribashi climbed Cochapata Oeste (18,340 feet) by the Yamanoko Glacier and the north face; that same day the leader, Izumi, Shimada, Musha and Motoyoshi Shirai climbed Cochapata Norte (18,242 feet) by the Castillo de Oro Glacier and the north face. These two peaks lie in the Cochapata group south of the Cordillera Huayhuash.

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