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Cho Oyu Climbing Expedition News

Cho Oyu News
Cho Oyu News of our expedition 28 August 4 Oct.
 
 
Our Cho Oyu team of men and women of all ages and abilities from around the world returned yesterday from Tibet. They had an excellent leader, very good Sherpas, good logistics, and excellent weather. Congratulations on Reaching the Summit! Thanks to everyone involved and especially their families, colleagues, sponsors and friends for your support. We climb Cho Oyu twice each year, with our next climb planned for April. www.ChoOyuClimb.com
 

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Sam at the summit of Cho Oyu. Cho Oyu seen from camp 2. Photo Sam

1 Oct - WE ARE ALL NOW OFF THE MOUNTAIN AND AT CBC. WE WILL BE HEADING TO THE BOARDER ON THE 2ND. DANI

29 Sept - ALL MEMBERS ARE NOW BACK AT ABC AFTER A VERY LONG TREK DOWN FROM C2, DANI

28 Sept - Team Cho Oyu SUMMIT. CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES.

26 Sept - All members are now at Camp 2. Long day but now resting in tent. Dani

 
 
Climbers working near camp 2. Photo Andreas Czymoch. Hanging wall before reach camp 2. Photo Robert Westreicher

25 Sept - ALL MEMBERS HAVE NOW ARRIVED AT C1, ALL EATING AND DRINKING AND GETING READY FOR A NIGHT HERE. DANI

22 Sept - MEMBERS ARE HAVING A FEW DAYS REST AS THE SHERPAS ARE FIXING THE FINAL ROAPS TO THE SUMMIT. DANI

camp 2 cho oyu   camp 2 cho oyu


19 Sept - AFTER A VERY LONG DAY ALL MEMBERS ARE BACK AT ABC.


18 Sept - SO IMRESED WITH MY TEAM AS THEY ARE ALL NOW AT C2. FOR MANY THIS IS THE HIGHEST THEY HAVE EVER BEEN. WHAT AWSOME SHERPAS WE HAVE!! DANI

camp 2 cho oyu  camp 2 cho oyu

Camp 2. Photo Andreas Czymoch. Climber on way to  camp 1. Photo Andreas Czymoch


17 Sept
- ALL MEMBERS ARE DOING GREAT! AND ARE NOW @ C1.5 AND GETING READY FOR A NIGHTS SLEEP HERE. DANI

Dan Mazur at Cho Oyu Expedition briefing   Dan Mazur at Cho Oyu Expedition briefing

Ang Pasang crest the last frozen snow wave before camp 1.5. Juergen L. Photo. and climbing the ice step on the way to camp 1.5. photo by Matti S

16 Sept - ALL MEMBERS ARE AT C1 AND GETING READY TO SLEEP THE NIGHT. DANI

Cho Oyu Team ready for expedition   Cho Oyu Team ready for expedition

13 Sept - Today we did Puja at Basecamp with all equipments and got blessed.

12 Sept - TODAY WE DID ROPE WORK AND ICE TRAINING

rope training 

Ice Training at ABC Cho Oyu. Photo Sam

11 Sept - ALL MEMBERS WENT TO CAMP .5 AND DID A LOAD CARRY. DANI+SHERPAS WENT TO C1. ALL NOW BACK AT ABC.

10 Sept - THIS MORNING ALL MEMBERS DID OXYGEN TRAINING AND AFTER LUNCH WE DID A CLIMBING KIT CHECK. DANI

9 Sept - TODAY WE ALL MOVED UP TO ABC. ALL MEMBERS FEFLING THE ALT GAIN BUT DOING GREAT! DANI

8 Sept - TODAY ALL MEMBERS HAVE HIKED UP TO INT- CAMP 5500MTR, WEATHER IS GOOD AND MEMBERS ARE DOING WELL. DANI

Cho Oyu Team ready for expedition   Cho Oyu Team ready for expedition

Dorjee lama our cho oyu cook at Cho Oyu Basecamp. Team are at ChoOyu Basecamp. Photo Dorjee Lama  

Cho Oyu Team ready for expedition   Cho Oyu Team ready for expedition  

Expedition goods are being ready to transport Advance Basecamp. Yaks having sun and food before heading to ABC. Photo Dorjee Lama.

Cho Oyu Team ready for expedition   Cho Oyu Team ready for expedition

Yaks are only way to transports good to ABC. Photo Dorjee Lama.



7 Sept - Today a rest day for most / some had gone on walks. Athanasios and dani hiked from 4900 m up to 5920m.

6 Sept - Today we all went for a Hike up to 5500 meters / 18,150 foot . Most members doing well.

4 Sept - Today is a rest day, catching up on washing and reading. All members are doing well.

2 Sept - Today we went on an aclimateisation hike from Tingri up to 4,700mtr, and all members are feeling good weather is overcast but warm. Dani


1 Sept -  We are now in Tingri and the journey from Gyirong was better than expected as the roads were in good shape considering the damage done by all the recent rain. All members are doing well, today is a rest day for all. Dani

Cho Oyu Team ready for expedition  Dan Mazur and Cho Oyu team are in Expedition breifing

Cho Oyu Team ready for expedition. Dan Mazur and Cho Oyu team are in Expedition breifing.

Dan Mazur at Cho Oyu Expedition briefing  Sam showing how  to use steripen for purify the water

Dan Mazur at Cho Oyu Expedition briefing. Sam showing how to use steripen for purify the water

Cho Oyu Autumn Team Roster:

  • Dani F. (Leader) UK
  • Edgar Dieter F., Germany
  • Roland P., German
  • Philip P., UK
  • Sam P, Australia
  • Claas M., German
  • Julia H., Austrian
  • Jan C., Czech, USA
  • Yo-Cheng C., Taiwan
  • Athanasios K, Greece

 Staff:
 
  • Dawa Jangbu Sherpa
  • Dawa Sherpa
  • Pema Rinji Sherpa                          
  • Nima Dorjee Sherpa Back to top
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