American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Afghanistan, Parshui Valley

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1972

Parshui Valley. The Takushoku University Expedition was led by Hiromi Tanaka. Their objectives were high peaks on the right bank of the Parshui valley. On July 10 their Base Camp was attacked by a group of bandits with firearms who took all their equipment and food. They left right away, having made only two ascents: P 5339 and P 5600 (17,517 and 18,373 feet) by Shushin Kikuchi and Osamu Ogino on July 8.

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

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