Expedition. Another huge expedition with sixty-four members
led by Guido Monzino. Helicopters are used to shuttle
equipment past the Khumbu Icefall and one hundred Sherpas are
also employed. Eight climbers succeed via the South Col Route,
including 16 year old Sambhu Tamang of Nepal. It is later
revealed that Sambhu was actually 18.
Italian Summiters were Rinaldo Carrel,
Fabrizio Innamorati, Virginio Epis,
and Claudio Benedetti.
Lhakpa Tenzing Sherpa,
Sambhu Tamang Sherpa and
Sonam Gyalchhen Sherpa
also reach the Summit.
An interesting story on expedition:
Everest 1973 Expedition and the Everest Helicopter! and
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