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Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempts

Makalu Attempts. Again there were many expeditions to Makalu, mostly on the southeast ridge. Koreans led by Kim Kwan-Jun reached 7200 meters on September 26 and Japanese led by Kenji Shimakata got to 7050 meters on November 8. Japanese Kazufumi Watanabe made a solo attempt on the northwest side and got to 7900 meters on September 29.

Elizabeth Hawley