American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Saipal Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1989

Saipal Attempt. Six Swiss and two Frenchmen led by Denis Bertholet failed to climb Saipal. They reached 5200 meters on October 20 on the north face and 5800 meters on October 22 on the northeast ridge but had to give up because of deep snow and avalanche danger.

Elizabeth Hawley

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