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Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri I Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1980

Dhaulagiri I Attempt. An 18-man Polish expedition led by Gerard Malaczynski unsuccessfully attempted to climb Dhaulagiri by the north face. They reached 25,600 feet on October 3, 12 and 14, but bad weather, high winds and snowfall made progress beyond this point impossible.

Michael Cheney, Himalayan Club

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