Update 4/6/2005: Hi from KTM!
Tomorrow me and my team is going to Zangmu, it seems there are no problems
with the Maoists! All members are well!!! Greetings from KTM Gerfried
Previous Update is below
(Partners on Shisha, left is Hubert Rieger,
center , right side is Günther Unterberger)
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
"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
members for Shisha:
Göschl (32), leader
Rieger (31), co-leader
Georg (26) und Hans (34) Wenzl
Andrea Lakatos (39), climbed Cho Oyu 2002
Helga Schubert (44)
are in a good shape.
planed we will leave 4. April from Munich.
from Austria, Gerfried Göschl
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