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Disteghil Sar 1957

The objective of this expedition was to make a reconnaisance of Disteghil Sar (7885m). After establishing a basecamp on the Kunyang Glacier under the mountain's south face, patient reconnaisance revealed a route to a col west of the mountain's summit. Despite a lack of porters and persistently poor conditions with a high risk of avalanche, the team succeeded in climbing to just shy of 6700m, before abandoning the attempt in the face of yet more snow.

May - July 1957
Alfred Gregory, David Briggs, Dennis Davis, John Cunningham, Keith Warburton and Piero Ghiglione from Italy

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