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Asia, Tibet, Cho Oyu

Cho Oyu. During three days, several expeditions successfully climbed Cho Oyu via the west ridge and west face from the north. An expedition led by Alberto Bianchi put Italian Albert Brugger and Luxembourger Roland Zeyen on the summit on September 17. Italian Enrico Rosso joined with Swiss Mario Casella and Pierino Giuliani to make the climb on September 18. Two others of Casella’s expedition, Michele Capelli and Conrado Margna, reached the top on September 19. Mrs. Magda Nos King, a Spaniard living in the United States, Spaniard Señorita Mónica Verge and Ang Phuri Sherpa climbed to the summit on September 19. (See below.)

Elizabeth Hawley