American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Annapurna II Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1987

Annapurna II Attempt. An expedition of six Spanish Basques led by Jesús Bereciartua tried to climb Annapurna II up the north face and along the west ridge from Annapurna IV. They set up Camps I, II and III at 4800, 5500 and 6300 meters on March 28, April 8 and 13. On April 30 Francisco Javier Maiz and Francisco Javier San Sebastián reached 7000 meters but then the expedition was given up because of bad weather.

Michael J. Cheney, Himalayan Club, and Elizabeth Hawley

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