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Topic - NEWS: Japanese Team Nabs First Ascent of Pillar of Kyashar

UKC News - on 21 Dec 2012
Panorama of the Hinku, Kyashar on the left to the West face of Mera Peak on the right, 3 kbJapanese climbers Hiroyoshi Manome, Tatsuya Aoki and Yasuhiro Hanatani recently completed a first ascent of the south face of the pillar of Kyashar in Nepal (22,211 feet). The south face of the pillar had been the site of numerous failed attempts by other climbers.

"We had to do five bivouacs to reach the summit, one bivouac on the way down,"

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67691


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