American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Kampire Dior

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  • Publication Year: 1976

Kampire Dior. Led by Keiji Enda, the Hiroshima Yamano-kai expedition climbed Kampire Dior (23,436 feet). After leaving Gilgit on May 10, they traveled through Imit, Bilhanz, Bohrt and Karambar to reach on May 23 Base Camp at 13,775 feet on the lower Karambar Glacier. They established Camp I at 15,750 feet on the upper Karambar Glacier on May 27 and Camp II at 18,700 feet on the south ridge on June 2. On June 9 they traversed a peak and placed Camp III at 21,000 feet. On the 13th they traversed another peak and put Camp IV at 21,325 feet. On June 14 Kazushige Takami, Sakae Mori, Yoji Teranishi and Yasuhide Hayashi left Camp IV at three A.M. They reached the west ridge at eight o’clock, having fixed ropes on the way, and at 9:10 stood on the top.

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

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