American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Himal Chuli Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1976

Himal Chuli Attempt. A seven-man Japanese expedition from the Senshu University Alpine Club attempted the west peak (24,685 feet) of Himal Chuli by its southwest face and ridge. The expedition was led by Hidezumi Komi. Base Camp was established on March 27 at 13,125 feet. They set up Camp I (16,400 feet) on March 31 on the face, Camp II (19,850 feet) on April 12 and Camp III (21,325 feet) on April 25, both on the ridge. Their high point of 22,150 feet was reached on May 3. The expedition was given up due to unfavorable weather conditions.

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club

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