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  Mt. Everest 2005: Singapore 2005 Everest Expedition without oxygen expedition: Robert Goh


Meet - Robert Goh

Dr Robert Goh is a Principal Member of Technical Staff in DSO National Laboratories. Born on 22 September 1965, he holds a PhD in Aerodynamics. He and team mate Edwin Siew climbed Mount Xixabangma in Tibet in 2002 in alpine style, the first in Southeast Asia to reach over 8,000m without sherpa support and supplementary oxygen. Other achievements include skiing to the South Pole as Co-leader of Antarctica 2000 and reaching the South Summit (8,751m) of Mount Everest as a member of the Singapore expedition in 1998.

His passions include all aspects of climbing and exploration. In his University days, he was the Vice President of the Imperial College Mountaineering Club in London from 1992-1993 and ran the London Marathon. Robert also enjoys caving, football, scuba diving, cycling and running.

His achievements include:

  • Leader of Singapore Xixabangma Expedition 2002 - reached Central Summit 8,012m in alpine style
  • Co-leader of Antarctica 2000 - skied to South Pole
  • First Singaporean alpine ascent of Dhalagiri VII (7,046m) in 1996
  • Member of Singapore Cho Oyu Expedition in 1997
  • Singapore Zanskar Expedition - Stok Kangri in 1995
  • Mount Cook, NZ in 1998
  • Numerous expeditions in Himalayas, European and NZ Alps
  • Great End, Scarfell Pike, Ben Nevis and other Scottish climbs
  • Climber and Treasurer of Singapore Everest Expedition 1998 - reached south summit (8,750m)

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