American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Teram Kangri

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  • Publication Year: 1976

Teram Kangri. The Shizuoka University Alpine Club expedition was led by Hajime Katayama and had 17 other members. They left Khapalu on June 1 and traveled via Goma, Ali Bransa, the Bilafond La, Lolofond and Siachen Glaciers to reach Base Camp at 16,900 feet on July 10. They used a sledge to descend the Lolofond Glacier and at the junction of the Teramsher Glacier established Advanced Base at 17,400 feet. They established Camp I (18,500 feet), II (20,350 feet), III (21,150 feet), IV (22,150 feet) and V (23,125 feet) on July 19 and 25, August 2, 7 and 9. On August 12 Kazuo Kodaka and Yasunori Kobayashi climbed over Teram Kangri II via its south ridge and on to the main summit (24,490 feet). All members reached the summit of Teram Kangri II. Base Camp was evacuated on August 19.

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

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