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Asia, Nepal, Nuptse West Summit

Nuptse West Summit. A Korean expedition led by Cho Hyung-Kyu made the first ascent of the west summit of Nuptse (7784 meters, 25,538 feet), climbing the northwest ridge. On December 22, Chun Bong-Gon, Bae Hyun-Jong, Kim Hwa-Gon, Oh Se-Cheul, Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa and Pasang Dawa Sherpa reached the summit.

Elizabeth Hawley