Bandaka. Hirosaki University’s expedition was led by Sumindo Ha- nada. They left Kabul on July 9 and reached Keron on the 17th via Hazarat Said. They established Base Camp on the 19th at 13,800 feet in the Sakhi valley. They then placed three camps at 16,925, 19,200 and 20,675 feet. Mitsutaka Kudo and Tokuo Taniguchi got to the top of Bandaka (22,450 feet) on August 10, Hanada and Ikuo Kimura and Takao Suzuki on the 12th and Noriyasu Narita and Shuji Katsura on the 13th. They left Base Camp on the 28th and reached Kabul on the 28th via Keron, Anjuman and Dasht-i-Rewat.
Ichiro Yoshizawa, A.A.C. and Japanese Alpine Club