Climbs in 1956

  • First ascent of Manaslu (8156m)

    Normal Route

    9 May 1956

    Climbed by Toshio Imanishi , Gyalzen Norbu , Minora Higeta , Kiichiro Kato

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Lhotse (8516m)

    West Face

    18 May 1956

    Climbed by Ernst Reiss , Fritz Luchsinger

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Gasherbrum II (8035m)

    Southwest Ridge

    7 July 1956

    Climbed by Fritz Moravec , Josef Larch , Hans Willenpart

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan