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 David Lim: ASCENT 8000

Singaporean mountaineer David Lim, who was rendered partially disabled by Guillain-Barre Syndrome after leading the 1st Singapore Mt Everest Expedition in 1998, is making a bid to do a 'double' - climbing both Shishapangma and Cho Oyu without bottled oxygen this spring. The expedition, called ASCENT 8000 is aimed at pushing Singapore's  mountaineering frontiers as well as proving that being disabled does not mean being 'unable'. 

Read his dispatches from Spring 2002 here.

 

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