Masang Kang. The Kyoto University expedition of 16 members was led by Ryohei Hori. On August 30 they left Thimpu and got to Base Camp at 4900 meters on September 11. They established Advance Base at 5200 meters on September 13. Camp III was established on October 12 and the next day Sohtaro Yokoyama, Goro Hitami, Shigeki Nakayama and Toshihiro Tsukihara climbed to the summit via the northeast spur. The mountain is c. 7200 meters high.
SadAO Tambe, Himalayan Association of Japan