Asia, Nepal, Makalu

Publication Year: 1983.

Makalu. Japanese climbed Makalu from the north with four high camps. The route was more direct to the northwest ridge than the standard route. On September 30 leader Kazuo Yuda, Makoto Ishibashi and Dr. Yukihiro Michi- kawa climbed to the summit without artificial oxygen.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club, and Elizabeth Hawley