Cugat a l'Everest 2006 expedition the objective of getting to the summit, this
expedition will try get to the top the oldest and youngest Spanish persons
without oxygen. With this one, there are three Catalan expeditions who will
attempt to climb Everest next spring.
Sànchez was there representing the Federació d'Entitats Excursionistes de
Catalunya (FEEC or the Federation of Excursion Entities of Catalunya). There
were also the expedition members and Narcís Catanyer, the president of the
entity. During the presentation details of the expedition were presented.
to take the oldest person to the summit, Antoni Pifarré, 67, and the youngest,
Martí Mañosas, 21, of Spain.
route is the normal North Col via Tibet. This was the route of the first
Chinese climb in 1960. Initially they had chosen the Nepalese route, but the
high price and the unstable political situation in Nepal made some expeditions
chose the Chinese route.
of the expedition are: Xavi Aymar, Joan Antoni Barril, Jordi Bosch, Josep M.
Casajuana, Joan Castanyer
them have experience in the Andes and the Himalayas.
Catalan expeditions to Everest next spring are Comarques Girones and Terres de
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