American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Chumik Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1979

Chumik Attempt. A Japanese expedition led by Atsuo Tokushima attempted Chumik (22,160 feet) from the Chumik Glacier, hoping to reach a col on the northeast ridge. After establishing Camp II at 18,375 feet, they abandoned the attempt on July 28 because of excessive rockfall danger. Two members were injured by falling rock.

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