American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1982

Makalu Attempt. Nine Austrian climbers led by Arthur Haid failed to climb the normal route. They reached Camp II at 23,000 feet on September 22. Then came a great storm with much snow and avalanching. After that, the winds defeated all further attempts and they decided to give up on October 8.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club and Elizabeth Hawley

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