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  Sherpa Woman Climbing Workshop October, 2005 Update


Update 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 HimalayaTrek.com). 

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 your support!

 

Earlier Update and background

 

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