American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Nepal and Tibet Himalaya, Various Ascents

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  • Publication Year: 1997

Nepal and Tibet Himalaya, Various Ascents. In 1996, Anatoli Boukreev made the following ascents: May 10, Mount Everest, by the South Col route, working for the Mountain Madness expedition of Scott Fischer. May 17, Mount Lhotse, 8505 meters, solo ascent, 21 hours 16 minutes, Base Camp to summit by the South Col route from the Everest-Lhotse Base Camp. September 25, Cho Oyu, 8201 meters, self-supported ascent, alone on the normal route from the Tibet side. October 9, Shishapangma, north summit, 8008 meters, self-supported ascent, alone on the normal route. [Boukreev’s views on the use of oxygen at altitude appear earlier in this journal.]

Lynda Wylie, unaffiliated

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