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  USA International G-I 8068m Expedition 2005


Wolf Göschl, summit-attemt G1 swiss variant after terrible bivouac-night at 7000m (G1, 7300m, 26. June 2003) Jorge, Wolf and me turned around at 7500m in very bad snow conditions and up-coming snowstorm! copyright Gerfried Goeschl

Update: USA International G-I 8068m Expedition 2005 introduction

Update: USA International G-I 8068m Expedition 2005: Skardu

Update: USA International G-I 8068m Expedition 2005: Base camp

Update: USA International G-I 8068m Expedition 2005: camp 1 and moving up

Update: USA International G-I 8068m Expedition 2005: Ready to go for it...

Update: USA International G-I 8068m Expedition 2005: going home

Higinio Gonzalez (USA, organizer)

Kurt Bauer (USA)

Antonio Jimenez (Spain)

Higinio Gonzalez (USA, organizer)

Salt Lake City, Utah

39 year old Translator with the following skills and experience: 

Expedition Experience:

  • Mt. Vinson, Antarctica (Antarctic Logistics & Expeditions)

  • East Ridge of Nun Peak (7000+ m), Ladakh, India

  • Broad Peak, Alaska 2001 Expedition

  • Peru: Alpamayo (Ferrari Route, French Route), Quitaraju, Huascarán, Huandoy, Artesonraju)

  • Bolivia: West Face of  Huayna Potosi, Illimani, Condoriri Group, Sajama)

  • Chile (several classic and first ascends in the Andes, Patagonia and the Altiplano)

  • Argentina: Aconcagua, Cerro Torre, Fitz-Roy

  • Patagonia Ice Cap, crossing

  • Patagonia Peaks from the Western Side of the Andes

Guiding / Work Experience 

  • Antarctica, Patriot Hills Camp, Antarctic Peninsula, Alexander Island, King George Island (Adventure Network International)

  • Patagonia (Torres del Paine)

  • Central Andes

  • Back-country guiding, Wasatch Range, Utah

Technical ascends / Skills

  • Difficult ice and mixed routes in Canada and the United States

  • Rock routes in Europe, North America and South America

  • Skilled backcountry skier, ice and rock climber

  • Wilderness First Responder, CPR Certified

  • Avalanche Awareness, Advanced Trained

  • Rock, Ice, Glacier Travel Trained

Kurt Bauer

Golden, Colorado

38 year old Civil Engineer and Planner with the following skills and experience:

Expedition Experience:

  • East Ridge of Nun Peak (7000+ m) Ladakh, India

  • Baruntse Peak (7000+ m) Makalu-Barun National Park, Nepal

  • Bolivian Mountains (three between 18,000+ - 20,000+ feet)

  • Mount Aspiring, New Zealand

  • Denali (Mt. McKinley) Muldrow Route (20,000+ feet)

  • East Ridge Mount Logan, Canada (19,000+ feet)

  • St. Elias, Canada/Alaska (18,000+ feet)

  • Mount Blackburn (16,000+ feet)

  • Marcus Baker, Alaska (14,000+ feet)

Travel / Work Experience:

  • Antarctica remote camp field season, National Science Foundation

  • Extensive travel in India, Nepal, & Africa

  • Two-month Pilot Watershed Project, Central India

  • Four-month Project Management assignment Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

  • Numerous field assignments in remote areas of Alaska

Skills:

  • Wilderness First Responder and Wilderness Emergency Care Certified

  • Avalanche Awareness Trained

  • Capable backcountry skier, ice climber, rock climber

  • Nordic Ski Coach, Alaska

 

 

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