Nanga Parbat, Various Attempts. Three Italians led by Oscar Piazza failed at 6800 meters on the Kinshofer Route. Three Canadians (who got their permit from Americans who had canceled their expedition) are reported to have failed on the Kinshofer Route. Japanese led by Tadakiyo Sakahara (Diamir flank) failed at 6800 meters. There was no news regarding a Japanese expedition led by Khiro Hasada on the Diamir flank.
Xavier Eguskitza, Pyrenaica, Bilbao, Spain