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Chapter V Looking for Annapurna Summary and Analysis

Chapter V opens with Dr. Oudot performing various tests on some of the mountaineers. These involve testing lung capacity and other unpleasant procedures that the men do not like, but Herzog is pleased that Oudot is taking his role seriously.

Herzog, Ichac and Rebuffet prepare to trek to Manangbhot, a village to the northeast of Annapurna, to explore the possibility of approaching the summit from that direction. They set off with several porters while another team makes another attempt to find a possible route up Dhauligiri.

Herzog's team stops first at a small village called Tinigaon where they stay the night and inquire about the location of the Tilicho Pass. A native guide claims to know where the pass is, and they hire him to lead them. As they proceed, however, it becomes...

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