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Asia, Nepal, Manaslu

Manaslu. After the German-Swiss expedition mentioned above had climbed the peak, Germans led by Günther Sturm repeated the ascent also by the normal route. They placed Camps I, II, III and IV at 5200, 6200, 6800 and 7400 meters on April 19 and 28 and May 5 and 6 respectively. On May 7 Michl Dacher and Fritz Zintl reached the summit, followed on May 11 by Sturm, Rudolf Schaider, Dr. Wolfgang Schaffert, Norbert Joos from the above-mentioned expedition and Sherpas Ang Choppal and Wangyel. This was Dacher’s seventh 8000er and Sturm’s fifth.