American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan—Hindu Raj, Ghochhar Sar Tragedy

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  • Publication Year: 1980

Ghochhar Sar Tragedy. Six members of a Japanese expedition were killed when buried by a huge avalanche on the Shachiokh Glacier as they were heading for Ghochhar Sar (20,502 feet). This peak lies east of Chitral. The leader was Yoshio Sugimura. More details are in Iwa To Yuki, N° 70.

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