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Asia, Nepal, Everest Winter Attempt

Everest Winter Attempt. The six-man Korean expedition which attempted the South Col route on Everest was led by On In-Hwan. They set up Base Camp, Camps I, II, III and IV at 5300, 5500, 6500, 7400 and 8000 meters during December. Neo Young-Ho and four Sherpas reached the South Col twice, on December 17 and 22. There they were pinned down by fierce winds. They called off the expedition on December 24.

Kamal K. Guha, Editor, Himavanta, India