Mount Everest Foundation
Supporting the exploratory

Cordillera Apolobamba '97

After making first ascents of a number of peaks, this team decided to provide their own names to identify them: Devil's Elbow, 5,350m; The Tower, 5,100m; K4, 5,500m; K5, 5,250m; K8, 5,350m and K9, 5,100m. They also climbed the S Ridge/S Face of Cololo, 5,916m. The routes varied from F to AD.

June - July 1997
Will Payne with Andrew Macleod, Dafydd Morris, Hugh Morris, Gareth Roberts and Peter Ward