Item: Avalanches in expedition mountaineering
Title: Avalanches in expedition mountaineering
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 1976 International Snow Science Workshop, Banff, Alberta
Authors: P. Lev
Abstract: This short paper will describe incidences from three recent expeditions to major Himalayan peaks. The scenes are respectively: the 1973 American Expedition to Dhaulagiri '(8170 m) in the Nepal Himalaya, the 1974 American Expedition to Pik Lenin (7320 m) in the USSR Pamirs, and the 1976 Indian American Expedition to Nanda Devi (7800 m) in the Garhwal region of India. The Pik Lenin incident is discussed further in Lev' (1975).
Keywords: accidents, safety, expeditions
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