Asia, Pakistan—Hindu Raj, Ghochhar Sar Tragedy

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.