American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Glacier Dome Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1983

Glacier Dome Attempt. A French group led by Michel Richard attempted the north face of Glacier Dome (Tarke Kang), the route of the Italians in 1981. They placed four camps. They were defeated by arriving too late; Base Camp was established on October 22. They had daily new snow and high winds. They reached 22,800 feet on November 4.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club, and Elizabeth Hawley

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