American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

South America, Bolivia, P 5800, Quimsa Cruz, 1976

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P 5800, Quimsa Cruz, 1976. A five-woman party, consisting of Taeko Noda, leader, Mieko Nagahata, Mitsuko Araki, Eriko Matsuda and Yoshiko Yamagata climbed a 5800-meter (19,029-foot) peak in the Quimsa Cruz. The peak lies southwest of Nevado Atoroma and west of Lago Octacota and the settlement of Mallachuma. They arrived at La Paz on May 29, 1976 and traveled by jeep to Mallachuma. They climbed the mountain in three days. After the climb, all went to the Cordillera Blanca of Peru, where they trekked.

Tsunemichi Ikeda, Editor, Iwa To Yuki, Japan

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