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Asia, CIS, Karavshin Valley, Ak-Su Valley, Various Ascents

Ak-Su Valley, Various Ascents. It was reported that Pat Littlejohn led a commercial trip to the Ak-Su region, operating a basecamp at the junction of the Ak-Su and Kara-Su valleys. In two weeks the expedition split into four small teams and climbed, among other things, the north ridge of Scott’s Pyramid (5011 meters), Damashny (c. 4800 meters) via the north face, King (4760 meters), Queen (4720 meters), South Prince (c. 4650 meters) via the north face and North Prince (c. 4650 meters) via the south face. (High Mountain Sports 162)