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Two new Nepalese North Faces

Tawoche by moonlight from Chukhung, 83 kb
Tawoche by moonlight from Chukhung
© James Jackson, Oct 2005

Talented Japanese and Polish alpinists have climbed two notable ice faces in the Khumbu.

Fumitaka Ichimura and Genki Narumi, part of a group of young Japanese alpinists who refer to themselves as the Giri-Giri Boys, have climbed the North Face of Tawoche (6,495m)...



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