American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Putha Hiunchuli

  • Climbs And Expeditions
  • Climb Year:
  • Publication Year: 1985

Putha Hiunchuli. Our expedition consisted of Jung Sang-Kun, Yoon Dae-Hyo, Kim Kyung-Nam, Kang Young-Ki and me as leader. We approached via Nodanda and Beni and got to Base Camp at 4200 meters on March 20. We climbed the south ridge and south face. We placed Camps I, II, Depot Camp and III at 5200, 5400, 6200 and 6600 meters on March 23, 26, 28 and 31 respectively. On April 1 Jung, Kang and Sherpas Ang Dorje and Ang Phurba reached the summit (7246 meters, 23,774 feet) at 4:05 P.M.

Cho Chung-Sool, Kyung Nam Technical School, South Korea

This AAJ article has been reformatted into HTML. Please contact us if you spot an error.