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Asia, Nepal, Manaslu North II

Manaslu North II. A Czechoslovakian expedition led by Vladimir Krupicka climbed Manaslu North II by its north ridge. They reported that there are two north peaks and that they climbed the second one of 7157 meters or 23,480 feet. Base Camp at 13,875 feet on the Larkya Glacier was set up on September 18. Despite bad weather, they established Camp V at 21,075 feet on October 15. On October 16 Jan Cervinka and Otakar Srovnal and on October 18 Krupicka and Dr. Miroslav Novotny reached the summit.

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club