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Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat Range, Nanga Parbat, Various Ascents

Nanga Parbat, Various Ascents. It was reported that a number of teams made successful ascents of Nanga Parbat in 1997. A China-Pakistan expedition that fixed rope up to 7400 meters on the Diamir Face put eight climbers on top June 15. Two Japanese teams climbed the Kinshofer route in July, all placing climbers on the summit. Two Korean teams were successful on the route as well. A six-man Catalan expedition put five members on top, but one of them, Joan Collet, fell and died while descending to Camp III. (High Mountain Sports 183)