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  China GI Expedition 2007


Copyright© Billy Pierson

 

China Tibet Mountaineering Team led by Mr. Sam Drug attempting to set a world record by climbing all 14 eight thousand peaks as a team.

 

Visited Pakistan in 2005 to climb last of their target peak Gasherbrum I 8068m with the support of Alpine Club of Pakistan, when on May 27 while driving from Skardu to Askole one of their jeep came under rock slide, seriously injuring two of their great climbers Mr. Rena and Benba Drashi having 13 eight thousand metters peaks with their name. Rena could not survive however Benba Drashi immediate evacuation by Army Aviation helicopters and help by doctors manage to live.

 

Now this year they are back to to fulfil their dreams, among them is Ms. Jiji with 3 eight thousand peaks to her name two time Everest summitter carry the dream of her late husband Rena to complete the mission which unfortunately her husband could not.

 

The Team members are;

 

Mr. Sam Drag - leader Everest Summitter

Mr. Xue Wen Xian  - Secretary - Spoksman

Mr. Ciren Duoji 3 eight thousand summitter

Mr. Bianba Zhaxi 3 eight thousand summitter

Mr. Pub u Ciren - logistic manager

Ms. Jiji 3 eight thousand metter summiter

Mr. Bianba Drashi 13 eight thousand metter summitter

Mr. Lauo Ze

Mr. Bainba Dun Zhu 4 eight thousand metter summitter

Mr. Suo Lang 1 eight thousand metter summiter

 

Source: Asghar Ali Porik

Managing Director

M/s Jasmine Tours

GPO Box 859, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Tel: 0092-51-5586823 Fax: 0092-51-5584566

email: info@jasminetours.com

web: www.jasminetours.com

Site in French: www.decouvertepakistan.com

 

 

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