American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Churen Himal West and Central Summits

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  • Publication Year: 1991

Churen Himal West and Central Summits. Churen Himal has three summits, all of which are given with the same altitude, 7371 meters or 24,184 feet. A Korean expedition of seven climbed the southeast face, which gives access to the central and west peaks. On September 14, leader Kim Gyu-Young, Lim Jong-Geol and Nima Tamang completed the fourth ascent of the central summit peak on the same day that Oh Heung-Ill and Kwon Yugk-Yern with Tamangs Bir Bahadur and Ang Dawa made the fourth ascent of the western summit.

Elizabeth Hawley

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