American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Langtang Ri

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1982

Langtang Ri. Virgin Langtang Ri (7239 meters, 23,750 feet) was climbed by its south ridge by a joint Japanese-Nepalese expedition led by Hideyuki Uematsu. Base Camp was established on September 20. On September 30, immediately after the big storm, Camp II was set up. After establishing Camp III on October 2, they returned to Base Camp for several days’ rest. On October 10 Noboru Yamada, Makihiro Wakao, Soichi Nasu and Ang Rinji Sherpa reached the summit. On October 11, Minoru Iizawa and Isashi Nakaota got to the top.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club and Elizabeth Hawley

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