Mount Everest Foundation
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Altos NE Ridge of Everest

This fourth attempt, sponsored by Altos Computers, on the 'last great problem' failed to complete the NE ridge. Despite severe snowstorms and very high winds, Doug Scott and Rick Allen pushed as high as 8,100m. Sherpa Nima Tamang was killed in an avalanche.

September - October 1987
Doug Scott and Rick Allen, Nick Kekus, Sandy Allan, Robert Schauer, Steve Sustad, Mike Scott, Sharavati Prabhu with Sherpa Nima Tamang

Other expeditions nearby