American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Ganesh II

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  • Publication Year: 1980

Ganesh II. A joint Japanese-Nepalese expedition made the first ascent of Ganesh II (23,458 feet) under the leadership of Takeo Ohmori. They tried the southeast ridge but found it difficult and turned to the north face. On October 19 the climbing leader Dr. Hideo Ogura and Sherpas Pemba Tsering and Dawa Norbu got to the summit, followed on October 20 by Mitsuyasu Maeda and Shinji Eguchi, Sherpas Mingma Tenzing and Tendi, and Ogura for the second time. On October 21 Takashi Kitahara and Makoto Yoko reached the summit.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club

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