American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Baintha Brakk II

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  • Publication Year: 1984

Baintha Brakk II. A Korean expedition led by Yon Sae-Pyo made the first ascent of Baintha Brakk II (6960 meters, 22,835 feet) by its northwest buttress. They established two camps on the glacier, one on the buttress and a snow cave bivouac higher. The route between Camps II and III was fixed with rope. You Han-Gyu and Kim Dug-Yong reached the summit on July 16. Tragically one of the expedition members was killed. A photograph of the route appears in Bergsteiger, March 1984.

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