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Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam Attempts

Ama Dablam Attempts. Swiss Ivano Regazzoni, Athos Balestra and Franco Dellatorre attempted the north ridge of Ama Dablam but could get no higher than 5700 meters on October 14. South Koreans led by Lee Hun-Sang were also unsuccessful, attempting the west face to get to the northwest ridge. Their high point of 6000 meters was reached on September 27.

Elizabeth Hawley