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Asia, Nepal, Baruntse

Baruntse. Two expeditions climbed Baruntse (7129 meters, 23,389 feet) by the normal southeast ridge. On October 11, French climbers Michel Zalio, Guy l’Hermite, Mme Mariette Desplan, Mlle Christine Roux and Sherpa Kilo Temba reached the summit. On October 15, Germans Roland Brand, Helmut Chlastak, Peter Diesner, Eduard Kottmair, Andreas Kraus, Wolfgang Raiser, Frau Hildegard Reinwald, Austrians Hannes Neuwirt, leader, Frau Hannelore Neuwirt and Sherpas Pasang and Dorje got to the top.

Elizabeth Hawley