American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Fang Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1980

Fang Attempt. An Austrian expedition led by Josef Mayerl set up Base Camp at 11,300 feet on April 2. Camps I, II, IV and V were established at 15,600, 18,375, 19,200 and 21,325 feet on April 6, 12, 14 and May 2 respectively. While descending from setting up Camp V, Herbert Oberwosterer slipped and fell to his death. The expedition was abandoned.

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club

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