American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan—Karakoram, Linksar Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1980

Linksar Attempt. A Japanese expedition from Rissho University, led by Kihuo Goto, reached 19,850 feet on the east face of 23,100-foot Linksar. Base Camp was established at 11,500 feet on the Kondus Glacier on June 7. Four camps were placed on the Linksar Glacier and on the avalanche-prone east face. Camp IV was established at 18,700 feet on July 26 and the attempt was given up two days later.

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