American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Nepal, Makalu West Pillar, Winter Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1991

Makalu West Pillar, Winter Attempt. A Polish-Belgian expedition to Makalu was led by Krzysztof Wielicki and composed of Anna Czerwinska, Ryszard Pawtowski and Belgian Ingrid Baeyens. On December 20, they climbed to 7400 meters for acclimatization. On January 5, 1991, Wielicki climbed solo to 7300 meters on the west buttress but gave up there because of terrible weather.

Elizabeth Hawley

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