American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Nun

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1993

Nun. A commercial Spanish expedition reached the summit of Nun (7135 meters, 23,410 feet) by the normal route, the northwest ridge. They established Camp I at 5400 meters and then fixed 800 meters of rope between there and Camp II at 6200 meters. Camp III was at 6600 meters. Those reaching the summit were leader Fernando Cobo, Angel Blázquez, Luis Quesada, José Ramón Mesía, Santiago Martín and Joaquín Guridi. A 14-member Japanese team led by Hirotaka Imamura climbed Nun also by the normal route. They established Base Camp and Camps I, II, III and IV at 4100, 4900, 5400, 5900 and 6300 meters. On August 13, leader Imamura, Masaharu Moriya and Ayumi Nozawai reached the summit, followed on August 15 by Kouji Sekine, Keichi Sutoh, Naoyasu Morio, Masao Keseki and Ken Satoh.

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