Sherpa Woman Climbing Workshop
19 October, 2005
Dear EverestNews. Today we
left Chukkung headed for Island peak Basecamp where our training seminar will
begin. Here is a photo showing from left to right:
Guide Aspirant: Ms. Nima
Dolma Sherpa (who has already climbed Ama Dablam).
Lead Trainer: Ms. Elselien te
Hennepe (who has already climbed Ama Dablam).
Climbing Student and Trekking
Leader: Ms. Kandu Sherpa (who just graduated from the Nepal Mountaineering
Association Langtang School, and has been leading treks for three years for
Tomorrow we plan to move into
Island Peak High Camp, where our training seminar will begin in earnest.
Thanks for your attention to
the development of these sherpa women climbers!
Sherpa Women's Cimbing
Workshop 20 October, 2005
Hi EverestNews.com, Hope all
is well! Here is a photo of Training Leader Elselien te Hennepe looking out
into the Imja Glacier, toward the Imja Tso Lake. On the right side of the
photo you can see Island peak basecamp at 5100 metres. This shot was taken
this morning. Thanks!
Sherpa Women's Climbing
Workshop 20 October, 2005 (b)
Dear George. Here is a photo
show our team setting up the tents at Island Peak High Camp at 5500 metres. We
are reviewing all of the necessary climbing skills with our Women's Sherpa
Team, this not only includes roped climbing and descending techniques, but
also basic camping, trekking, cooking, and hospitality, safety and medical
skills. We try to provide these Women Sherpas with the best possible
foundation of fundamental skills and a wide range of experience. Thanks for
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