American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Chopicalqui and Huascarán

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  • Publication Year: 1973

Chopicalqui and Huascarán. An all-ladies party was led by Fukimo Ogura and composed of Naoko Moritani, Taeko Yanagishita, Misako Kobuna, Takako Suzuki, Mioko Suga and Onorat. After failing to climb San Juan in late May, all climbed Chopicalqui from the Quebrada Ulta via the southwest ridge on June 28. Moritani, Yanagishita and Kobuna climbed Huascarán on July 14 and the others on the 17th. After a trek up the Quebrada Santa Cruz and down the Huaripampa and Llanganuco, they helped with the rescue of the Kanazawa University party on Chacraraju.

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

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