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Asia, Nepal, Nilgiri North Attempt

Nilgiri North Attempt. Two Japanese, Kenzo Ichikawa and Nobuyaki Takeda, attempted 23,166-foot Nilgiri North by a new route, the southwest face, but were stopped on September 30 because of bad weather and because the route above 19,350 feet seemed too dangerous.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club