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Asia, Nepal, Kumbhakarna, Winer Ascent, 1984

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  • Publication Year: 1986

Kumbhakarna, Winter Ascent, 1984. More details are available on the Korean winter ascent of Kumbhakarna (Jannu). This was the first Korean ascent and the first winter ascent. It was done by a spur on the south face which led to the south ridge, a new variation. There were four camps above Base Camp. On December 9, 1984 the leader Kim Ki-Heyg and Sherpas Ang Dorje and Lhakpa Gelbu reached the summit.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club, and Elizabeth Hawley

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