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Asia, Pakistan, Bashkargolo Zom, Ishporili Gol, Hindu Raj

Bashkargolo Zom, Ishporili Gol, Hindu Raj. The Keio University expedition, made up of Takeshi Fuanki, Tetsuro Kubota and Mitsuru Yatabe left Chitral on July 17 and traveled through the Golen Gol, Koghozi and Sachiokuh village to place its first Base Camp at the western foot of the Laspur An on July 22. On the 26th they reconnoitered to the head of the Shachiokuh Glacier. Their second Base Camp was on the North Ishporili Glacier. All three made the second ascent of Bashkargolo Zom (5400 meters or 17,717 feet) via the col south of P 5930. (First ascent by Austrians Badura and Sturm, August 4, 1968. A.A.J., 1969, 16:2, p 458.) From a camp at the head of the South Ishporili Glacier, they made an unsuccessful attempt on Ishporili (5900 meters or 19,357 feet). From a col west of camp and north of the peak, they climbed on August 9 over the north peak of Ishporili but failed to get to the main summit after reaching 18,850 feet.

Ichiro Yoshizawa, A.A.C. and Japanese Alpine Club