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Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga, Southwest Face

Kangchenjunga, Southwest Face. A Japanese expedition, led by Masaaki Fukushima, made the 26th ascent of Kangchenjunga, climbing the southwest face. They established Base Camp, Camps I, II, III, IV and V at 5500, 6170, 6830, 7200, 7800 and 8200 meters on September 15, 26, 29, October 1,11 and 12. On October 17, Masayuki Unno and Nima Temba Sherpa climbed to the summit from Camp V and returned to Camp III.