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Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Gasherbrum IV, Northwest Ridge Attempt

Gasherbrum IV, Northwest Ridge, Attempt. It was reported that the Basques Jon Lazkhano, Kiki de Pablo, José Carlos Tamayo and Paco Txabarri attempted to make the second ascent of the Northwest Ridge, reaching an altitude of ca.7300 meters before unstable weather thwarted their attempts. Additional information may be found in the story on the ascent of GIV’s west face that appears earlier in this journal. (High Mountain Sports 183)