Noshaq Attempt. An eight-man expedition from Matsusho Gakuen Junior College was led by Hiromi Koana. After being refused permission for the Pakistani (south) side, they came from the north. Base Camp was set up on the North Atrak Glacier at 15,000 feet on July 4. On July 28 Toyoichi Noguchi and Katsundo Kobahashi reached the col below the main summit but did not have time to get to the top.
ICHIRO YOSHIZAWA, A.A.C. and Japanese Alpine Club