American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Annapurna, South Face

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  • Publication Year: 1995

Annapurna South Face. Bae Hyun-Chul, Kang Duk-Moon, Im Jong-Bum, Hwang Dong-Jin, Hong Jea-Ki, Lee Soo-Ho, Kim In-Ki, Kim Jae-Suck, Jung Hyun-Gu, Park Jung-Hun, Lee Won-Hee and I as leader climbed on the south face of Annapurna. We established Base Camp, Camps I, II, III, IV and V at 4800, 5300, 6200, 6800, 7100 and 7400 meters on September 16, 17, 21, 26, October 3 and 9. We started up the Bonington route but between Camps II and IV we climbed to the left of that route. On October 10, Park Jung-Hun with Nepalese Dawa Sherpa, Dawa Tamang and Mingma Tamang reached the summit (8091 meters, 26,545 feet).

Park Ju-Hwan, South Korea

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