Makalu 1970: The Untrodden Ridge in the Distance
Copyright: 1972, Meikei-dô, Tokyo
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.64, 24, 404, 116 color & 8 bw photos, 14 figs, 6 charts (1 fldg), graphs, 9 maps (4 color fldg), illus eps, coarse tan cloth
Condition: cardboard slipcase edges rubbed, vg+, issued w/o dj, cloth fine
Account of the successful first ascent of Makalu by the SE Ridge which placed two climbers on the summit. This was only the second ascent of Makalu overall. In Japanese with two-page contents, one text page, and 11-page summary in English, no English translation. Yak jH35 (3rd ed), j585 (2nd ed).