American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Ngozumba Kang

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  • Publication Year: 1983

Ngozumba Kang Attempt. A joint expedition of four Frenchmen, two Belgians and three Sherpas led by Guy Cousteix attempted the south face of Ngozumba Kang (7806 meters, 25,610 feet). After establishing three camps, they abandoned the climb because of deep snow, reaching 23,000 feet on October 13.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club, and Elizabeth Hawley

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