American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Rakaposhi Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1988

Rakaposhi Attempt. A Japanese expedition from Meiji University was composed of Munehiko Yamamoto, leader, Atsushi Yamamoto and Hiroshi Ohishi. They attempted the east ridge, also tried by Edi Koblmüller in 1985, who got only to the east peak. After establishing four camps and fixing ropes, they got to the east peak on July 3, but gave up because of the difficulties above.

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