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Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Kangtega, North Face, New Route

Kangtega, North Face, New Route. From May 20-28, Valeri Babanov established a new line on the north face of Kangtega (6799m). His efforts ended at 6600 meters on the northwest ridge, where he connected to a line climbed by a Japanese team in 1979. A full account of his climb appears earlier in this journal.