After the expedition, Roberts made a rather uncharacteristic request to
the Nepal government: to have the peak restricted and thus to make
Machhapuchhare a Himalayan summit that would remain forever unclimbed.
Surprisingly, they obliged.
Lisa Choegyal, a writer and veteran tourism industry professional based
in Nepal who knew Roberts personally since 1974, told me, "Jimmy was not
a mountaineer with a huge ego. Even though in this case, it sounds a
little bit like it was hubris that if he couldn't climb it, he didn't
want anyone else to climb it. But that doesn't really represent the very
gentle character that he was in real life."
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There have been reports of a New Zealand climber, Bill Denz, making a
successful yet illegal attempt to the summit in the early 1980s.