American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Western China, Kongur Tiubie Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1989

Kongur Tiubie Attempt. Our twelve-person team followed the southwest route on our attempt on Kongur Tiubie, second highest mountain in the Pamirs. We set up Base Camp, Advance Base and Camps I, II and III at 4600, 5100, 5460, 5850 and 6320 meters on August 5, 8, 9, 10 and 11. We were unsuccessful in our summit bid because of continuing bad weather and deep snow. On August 12 Cham Yick-Kai, Ng Chi-Wing, Yiu Wai-Loon, Ho Mui-Dan (our only lady), Kam Pei-Tak, Tong Chi-Bun and I got to 6440 meters.

Tsang Lok, Hong Kong

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