American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistani-Afghan Frontier, Kohe Khaen, Wakhan

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  • Publication Year: 1972

Kohe Khaen, Wakhan. The Medical School of Hiroshima University Expedition was led by Go Hirai and consisted of Isao Fujii, Katsuji Doishikawa, Hiroshi Yahata and Masakazu Yamazaki. They proceeded from Qala-i-Panja to Issik via Sust Bala and ascended the Issik river, which descends from Selsala Wakhan (Nicola Group on older maps). Base Camp was established on July 11 at 16,000 feet and Camp I at 18,000 feet. On July 13 all climbed Kohe Khaen (19,751 feet; “First Mountain”).

ICHIRO YOSHIZAWA, A.A.C. and Japanese Alpine Club

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