2011: Jannu (7,711m), east face attempt. By Elizabeth Hawley, Nepal, and Richard Salisbury, The Himalayan Database

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By Elizabeth Hawley, AAC Honorary Member, Nepal, and Richard Salisbury, The Himalayan Database

Jannu (7,711m), east face attempt.

Five Koreans led by Kim Hyung-il attempted the east face of Jannu (presumably Jannu East, though the exact line is unknown). On April 22 they reached 5,900m, after which heavy snowfall confined them to base camp. On May 3 they started again and on the morning of the 7th had reached 6,100m, when one member fell into a crevasse, breaking ribs. The other climbers evacuated him and abandoned the climb.

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