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Asia, Nepal, Nuptse, Southeast Pillar Attempt

Nuptse, Southeast Pillar Attempt. It was reported that Wolfgang Pohl led an eight-member German Alpine Club expedition that reached 7050 meters on October 25 before turning back in the face of strong winds and low temperatures. Climbing up to the high point had involved some 70 pitches with difficulties up to VII+ A3 and 90° ice. (High Mountain Sports 161)