American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Manaslu, Post-Monsoon Northeast Face Ascent and Attempts

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  • Publication Year: 1992

Manaslu, Post-Monsoon Northeast Face Ascent and Attempts. An international party of 15 Swiss, an Austrian, an Italian and an American was headed by Bruno Jelk. On October 25, Swiss Mauro Ferrari and Horst Brantschen reached the summit, having climbed the normal northeast-face route. Less successful were Italians led by Oreste Forno who got to 7100 meters on September 28 and again on October 8 and Catalan Spaniards under the leadership of Antoni Llasera who reached 7900 meters on October 6.

Elizabeth Hawley

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