American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Numbur

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1982

Numbur. A French expedition climbed Numbur by the standard southwest ridge and also carried out physiological research. They established a supply dump between Base Camp and Camp I and two high camps. A total of five of the ten French and a Sherpa reached the summit (6954 meters, 22,815 feet): Jean-Pierre Henry, Christian Rathat and Mingma Sherpa on October 14 and leader Eric Laroche, Jean- François Le Quang and Philippe Veyrac on the 17th.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club and Elizabeth Hawley

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