American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Drifka, Second Ascent

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  • Publication Year: 1999

Drifika, Second Ascent. It was reported that in July, Angelo Rusconi, Luciano Gimpa, Simone Rossetti, and Gino Hora (Italy) made the second recorded ascent of Drifika (6447m) via its north ridge. Hora stopped ca. 100 meters below the summit; the others carried on to the top on July 31. This was the route of first ascent as well. (High Mountain Sports 196)

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