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from Expedition L'echappee Belle Cho Oyu 2006
News from Expedition L'echappee Belle Cho Oyu 2006
Expedition L'echappee Belle Cho Oyu 2006 members : Johanne Veilleux, Rejean
Audet, Gilles Harvey, Marie-Josee Vasseur guided by Jean-Pierre Danvoye summit
the Cho Oyu at 6h25 AM on October 2sd 2006. The group sherpas, Tendi Sherpa,
Lhakpa Nuru sherpa, Dawa Tenzing Sherpa, Pema Sherpa, also reached the summit.
Johanne Veilleux climbed without any oxygen supply, from our knowledge she is
the first Quebec women to climb a 8000m without oxygen assistance. According
to last satellite phone communication the group was back to camp 2.
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