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Asia, Nepal, Langtang Ri

Langtang Ri. An expedition of three Japanese and three Nepalese was led by Ryohei Nishioku. They climbed the previously ascended southwest ridge of Langtang Ri, establishing three high camps. On October 9, Japanese Yasunori Tsuchiya, Nepalese Sudeep Gurung and Sherpas Pema and Pemba Lama reached the summit (7205 meters, 23,638 feet).

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club, and Elizabeth Hawley