American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Kang Guru

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1984

Kang Guru. A Japanese expedition led by Shuichi Torii climbed Kang Guru (6981 meters, 22,904 feet) by the west ridge, following the post-monsoon 1982 route of the Yugoslavs. They had three camps above Base Camp. The summit was reached on October 19 by Masanori Inada, Misatomi Matsumoto, Shuji Tsuchiya and Ang Dorje Sherpa and on October 20 by Shigatoshi Ichimaya, Sukeharu Shinabara and Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club, and Elizabeth Hawley

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