American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Kande Hiunchuli, Patrasi Himal

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  • Publication Year: 1973

Kande Hiunchuli, Patrasi Himal. The expedition of the Tokyo Yamatabi Club was led by Hiroshi Nishida and had five other members. They were flown to Jumla on September 20. Base Camp (12,500 feet) was on the west side of the Patrasi Himal. Their route up the southwest ridge was the same taken by the Kobe Commercial University previously. From Camp II on October 18 Shigeru Kuwahata and Toyukazu Hirota reached the summit (21,742 feet). However they claim the altitude to be 6580 meters or 21,588 feet and they may have climbed some other peak in the range.

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

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