American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1991

Shisha Pangma. A French commercial expedition made up of four men and four women was led by Jean-Pierre Bernard. Base Camp was reached on August 7. On August 25, leader Bernard, Charles Davignon, Bruno Lascoumes, Michel Monnier, Emmanuelle Jacquet, Annette Nault and Brigitte Djajasasmita got to the summit. The last three named were the first French women to reach 8000 meters on Shisha Pangma. Monique Hilaire did not feel well and stayed behind at one of the camps. Brigitte Djajasasmita, daughter of an Indonesian father and a French mother, was bom in New York where she lived up to the age of 13. She holds dual American-French nationality and lives in Switzerland.

Xavier Eguskitza, Pyrenaica, Spain

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