American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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  • Publication Year: 1992

Nuptse, Southwest Ridge Attempt. Swede Magnus Lekman and three Sherpas tried a new approach to an unclimbed ridge on Nuptse, a southwest ridge to a south rib. They gave up on October 24 after only a week when they found strong winds and route difficulties prevented progress above 6500 meters.

Elizabeth Hawley

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