American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Dorje Lhakpa

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  • Publication Year: 1983

Dorje Lhakpa. An expedition of eight Japanese and three Nepalese first tried the northeast ridge of Dorje Lhakpa, which they found too difficult, and then switched to the west ridge to complete the second ascent. The summit (6990 meters, 22,933 feet) was reached on April 26 by Tazunori Tanaka, leader, Keisuke Shibata, Migushi Ishihara, Yuzi Katsuhiro, Ikunori Nurotani, Kotaro Takahashi and Hiroshi Honjuhu on April 26 and by Yutaka Saito and Sherpa Chhewang Karma on April 29 from Camp III.

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club

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