American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Patal Hiunchuli Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1980

Patal Hiunchuli Attempt. A seven-woman Japanese expedition was given up after Hiroko Fujii, Noriko Yamazaki and a Sherpa were killed on October 9 by an avalanche low on Patal Hiunchuli (20,890 feet). The expedition, led by Hiroko Asano, was attempting the southeast face.

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