American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Tocllaraju, Aguja Nevada Chica

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1978

Tocllaraju, Aguja Nevada Chica. A nine-man Japanese expedition climbed Tocllaraju (19,790 feet) by its northwest ridge. On a third try from Camp II at 18,050 feet, on July 2, 1976 Norikazu Honda and Michioh Hashimoto got to the top, followed on the 3rd by leader Haruo Maruyama and Takanori Kobayashi, and on the 5th by Katsuaru Tanaka and Yuichi Nakano. They moved to the Parón valley and on August 1 Maruyama and Honda climbed Aguja Nevada Chica (17,881 feet) from camp at 16,750 feet.

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