American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Diran Attempt and Tragedy

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  • Publication Year: 1987

Diran Attempt and Tragedy. Seven Japanese led by Y. Yaezu had hoped to climb Diran (7257 meters, 23,810 feet) by its north ridge. On July 20 R. Iida disappeared between the 5000-meter col on the north ridge and 5400-meter Camp III. The expedition was called off.

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