American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Kangchungtse (Makalu II) Attempts

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  • Publication Year: 1994

Kangchungtse (Makalu II) Attempts. Two French expeditions failed in their attempts to climb Kangchungtse by its south ridge. A party of five led by François Lévêque got to 7400 meters on October 9, while four other Frenchmen led by Pierre Thèvenard had to turn back at 7200 meters on October 16.

Elizabeth Hawley

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