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Climbs and Expeditions, 1993

The Editorial Board is extremely grateful to the many people who have done so much to make this section possible. Among those who have been very helpful, we should like to thank in particular Kamal K. Guha, Hari Dang, Harish Kapadia, Józef Nyka, Jerzy Wala, Tsunemichi Ikeda, Sadao Tambe, Taleh Mohammad, Nazir Sabir, Trevor Braham, Luciano Ghigo, Omar Moscoso, Marcelo Scanu, Vojslav Arko, Franci Savenc, Paul Nunn, Audrey Salkeld, Geoff Birtles, José Manuel Anglada, Jordi Pons, Josep Paytubi, Carles Capellas, Xavier Eguskitza, Elmar Landes, Colin Monteath, Claude Deck, Annie Bertholet, Jean-Claude Marmier, Fridebert Widder, Silvia Metzeltin Buscaini, Zhou Zheng, Ying Dao Shin, Karchung Wangchuk, Dolfi Rotovnik, J.D. Swed, Lloyd Freese, Rick Mossman and Tom Eliot.

METERS TO FEET

Unfortunately the American public seems still to be resisting the change from feet to meters. To assist readers from the more enlightened countries, where meters are universally used, we give the following conversion chart:

meters

feet

meters

feet

meters

feet

meters

feet



3300

10,827

4700

15,420

6100

20,013

7500

24,607



3400

11,155

4800

15,748

6200

20,342

7600

24,935



3500

11,483

4900

16,076

6300

20,670

7700

25,263



3600

11,811

5000

16,404

6400

20,998

7800

25,591



3700

12,139

5100

16,733

6500

21,326

7900

25,919



3800

12,467

5200

17,061

6600

21,654

8000

26,247



3900

12,795

5300

17,389

6700

21,982

8100

26,575



4000

13,124

5400

17,717

6800

22,310

8200

26,903



4100

13,452

5500

18,045

6900

22,638

8300

27,231



4200

13,780

5600

18,373

7000

22,966

8400

27,560



4300

14,108

5700

18,701

7100

23,294

8500

27,888



4400

14,436

5800

19,029

7200

23,622

8600

28,216



4500

14,764

5900

19,357

7300

23,951

8700

28,544



4600

15,092

6000

19,685

7400

24,279

8800

28,872



NOTE: All dates in this section refer to 1993 unless otherwise stated. Normally, accounts signed by a name alone (no club) indicate membership in the American Alpine Club.