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Asia, Nepal, Tharpu Chuli (Tent Peak) Ascent and Tragedy

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  • Publication Year: 1995

Tharpu Chuli (Tent Peak) Ascent and Tragedy. Japanese Kentaro Yamao and partner climbed Tharpu Chuli (5663 meters, 18,580 feet) on May 2, but on the descent, when they had reached 4700 meters, the former fell to his death.

Tsunemichi Ikeda, Editor, Iwa To Yuki, Japan

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