American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Broad Peak Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1985

Broad Peak Attempt. A French expedition led by Michael Vincent and composed of Yves Astier, François Rebuffet, Jean-Claude Chaix, Marc Donzelle and André Berthet unsuccessfully attempted Broad Peak. Astier made a solo attempt from May 28 to June 2. From June 8 to 10 Vincent and Astier climbed together to 25,600 feet but were driven back by storm. Berthet reached 24,950 feet.

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