American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Lamjung Himal

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1975

Lamjung. Koaru Kikuchi and Kiyotaka Uetake climbed Lamjung (22,921 feet) on October 20. Masanobu Osakin, Dr. Yasuo Abe and Sherpa sirdar Lobsang Tenzing repeated the summit climb on October 21. The six-man Japanese team was led by Yoichi Yamakura. They climbed the east ridge. They left Pokhara on September 9 and set up Base Camp at 13,775 feet on September 15. Camps I, II and III were at 14,500, 17,725 and 19,150 feet and established in late September and on October 6 and 17. A Camp IV was also set up.

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club

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