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  Mt. Everest 2005: Gerfried Goeschl alone and without oxygen


Gerfried Göschlm starting summit ascent on G2 from second bivouac (G2, 7400m, 4. july 2003, 1 a.m.)

Gerfried Goeschl from Austria who summited Cho Oyu on May 3rd, 2003 will lead a group of 12 to Shisha Pangma (normal route 6 Austrians, 5 Germanys including two women, 1 Dutch) and then after Shisha head over to Everest for a push to the top alone and without oxygen.

They will arrive Kathmandu 5. April, reach ABC April 14thApril and have until May 12th to summit. Afterwards the team is going to Kathmandu to reach Europe 18, May.

"Alone I will stay in Tibet, have some rest in Tingri and change to Everest. I have interesting plans for Everest from the North side, alone and without artificial oxygen.  I will wait for the weather window till the end of May. My flight from Kathmandu to Europe will be at 4 June." Greetings from Austria, Gerfried Göschl

Gerfried brother Wolf will stay home this time since his wife is due with a baby in mid May.

Gerfried's summit report form Cho Oyu in 2002: This is Gerfried Goeschl from Austria! On 5/3/2002 two brothers Rainer Wolfgang Goeschl and Gerfried Goeschl reached the Summit of Cho Oyu. We started from Camp 2 (7100m) 0:45 Nepali time, -30 degrees Celsius. There was bad weather and high winds. We reached the real Summit at 9:05 Nepali time. It was very, very cold. We were the second group to summit Cho Oyu. The first group was Swiss Rupert Heider with two Sherpas on 24.04.2002. On our summit day, one and a half hour later one Korean (Chung Jang Keun) and two Sherpas, one was named Pem Tensi Sherpa) reached the Summit. We were climbing without help of Sherpas and supplimental Oxygen. We were three members of Styria, Austria expedition.

1. Rainer Goeschl, mechanical engineer,aged(62)
2. Rainer Wolfgang Goeschl, forestry engineer(32)
3. Gerfried Goeschl, teacher (29)

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