American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Lhukko East II

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  • Publication Year: 1968

Lhukho East II. Masataka Suzuki and Shigeaki Tanaka of Tohkai and Hohsei Universities left Chitral on July 12 and got to Base Camp at 12,500 feet on the Chhutidum Glacier on July 20. From Advanced Base at 13,750 feet they began reconnaissance of Lhunkho. On August 1 and 2 they reconnoitered the south couloir, bivouacking on the 3rd at 19,000 feet and on the 4th at 21,325 feet on the main ridge. On August 5 they reached the summit of Lunkho East II (22,545 feet), bivouacking at 22,300 feet. After that until August 14 they reconnoitered the Kotgaz Glacier.

Ichiro Yoshizawa, Japanese Alpine Club

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