Asia, Nepal, Patal Hiunchuli Attempt

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.