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Asia, Nepal, Tukuche, Southwest Ridge

Tukuche, Southwest Ridge. A Japanese expedition was led by Tatsuo Morimoto, who stayed in Base Camp, and the climbing leader, Shuichi Torii. On September 28 Torii, five other Japanese and two Sherpas reached the summit from Camp II via a new route, the southwest ridge.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club