American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, China, Mount Everest

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1984

Mount Everest. An expedition of ten Swiss and two Italians was led by Romolo Nottaris. They had hoped to climb the 1980 Japanese route on the direct north face of Mount Everest in the post-monsoon period. After three months of effort, Nottaris broke his ankle near Camp III at 23,950 feet and the expedition was given up.

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