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Asia, Nepal, Nilgiri South Attempt

Nilgiri South Attempt. A six-man Japanese expedition, led by Motoro Iwasaki, had hoped to make an alpine-style ascent of Nilgiri South by a new route, the south face in the pre-monsoon period, but failed at 18,800 feet because of deep snow.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club, and Elizabeth Hawley