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British West Karakoram Expedition 1981

This 4-man team under John Nixon attempted Thaime Chish (c. 6,400m) from a base-camp at the junction of the Baltar and Toltar Glaciers N of Chalt. It had first been attempted by a German/Austrian team in 1954, who had dubbed it the 'Wildspitz'. Nixon's party pushed 3 camps up through 2 difficult ice-falls on this 'attractive, difficult, virgin peak', but were defeated by 48 hours continuous snow fall some 450m below the summit.

August 1981
John Nixon from Britain

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