30 Dec Tawoche’s North face first ascent
Japanese climbers Fumitaka Ichimura and Genki Narumi – two of the "Giri-Giri Boys", as they refer to themselves – have made the first ascent of the north face of Tawoche (6501m), Khumbu Himal, Nepal.
They performed the ascent in 3 days from November 26-28 in alpine style, bivying at 5600m and 6100m.
The descent was on the south face and on a gully to the east
Source: Genki Narumi