Update 5/17/2006: all members of Austrian
Expedition are down safe in ABC. Yesterday Daniel Schrag (Swiss) and Man
Bahadur Tamang summited Cho Oyu!! Expedition is over now. Special Thanks to
well known Karl Gabl from Innsbruck (Austria) who always do his best to make
weather forcast for our expeditions!! Lets hear again next year with Broad
Peak and K2 on board! I will lead a big group to both mountains. Nice
greetings from Austria Gerfried GÖSCHL
Update May 16, 2006: Daniel and Manbadur summited
Cho Oyu right now. Cross your fingers for a safe desend. Gerfried
Update: May 15, 2006:
Hubert and Daniel are sitting in C2 (7100m). They are prepering for a early
start tomorrow, 2.00 nepali time. Wish them good luck for s safe climb!
Hubert and Daniel reached C1
(6400m) today, tomorrow they walk to C2 (7100m). There is some new snow. Nice
Update 5/12/2006: Dear
Two members of the Austrian Cho Oyu expedition went
home because of personal reasons.
The two remaining members Hubert Rieger
and Daniel Schrag established C2 (7100m) on 8. Mai. Now they are resting
in ABC. As soon as famous Karl Gabl from Innsbruck give
good weather forecast they will go for the summit using only two Camps.
Maybe they will summit on 15. Mai.
Nice greetings from homesitting
Update 4/30/2006: Hubert Rieger and his
Team arrived in ABC of Cho Oyu on Friday 28.. They all feel fine. Therefore
they wanna establish C1 (6400m) today 30. Nice greetings
Rieger is leading a small group to Cho Oyu (8201m)
route. They are leaving Austria on 18. April to reach ABC on Cho Oyu on 28.
RIEGER (leader, AUSTRIA, Shisha Central 2005)
SCHAUSBERGER (AUSTRIA, Shisha Main 1987!!)
In 2007 I
will organize a big Austrian expedition to Broad Peak (8047m) to celebrate the
50 years anniversary of the first climb back in 1957. We want to walk in the
footsteps of our Idols Fritz Wintersteller, Marcus Schmuck, Hermann Buhl and
summiting we set our eyes on K2 to make a quick attempt.
soon Gerfried Göschl
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