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Lhotse 2003 Expeditions and News


 Current Nepal Time

 

Update: Ivan Vallejo reached the summit of Lhotse (8511 mts), today

Monday 26th of May 2003 Hour he reached the summit: 10H30.

This is his 6th 8000 meters summit!

Source: Ivan Vallejo from the Lhotse at 23.50 Nepal time. As usual as soon as possible I will send you photos from the summit. 

More Summits of Lhotse May 13th are here.

The Following 3 members & 1 sherpa sirdar of "2003 Korean Lhotse Expedition" team have been successful to climb the summit of Mt. Lhotse (8516m.) on 11th May. 2003 at 11:00 AM. They had started for summit from camp IV at 3:00 AM. It is also reported that other group of the team have planned to go to the summit tomorrow.

Name of the Summiteers

(13)         Mr. Mu Taek Park (34 Yrs), Officer, Daegu city, Rep. of Korea.

(14)         Mr. Bong Yeul Lee (35 Yrs), Office man, Daegu Suseong-gu city, Rep. of Korea.

(15)         Mr. Sang Hyok Kwon (24 Yrs), Keyngsangbukdo, Rep. of Korea.

(16)         Mr. Nuri Tsheri Sherpa (33 Yrs), Thulungkharka V.D.C.-  , Solukhumbu, Nepal.

The 12 members of "2003 Korean Lhotse Expedition" team was permitted to climb 8516 Meter high Mt. Lhotse from West Face for the period of seventy five days from 8 April 2003 under the leadership of Mr. Sang Mo Chung (49 Yrs), Teacher from Dong Susung Gu, Dae gu city, Republic of  Korea.

The Following 5 members & 3 sherpas of "Tokyo University of Agriculture Alpine Club Everest/Lhotse Expedition" team have been successful to climb the summit of Mt. Lhotse (8516m.) on 10th May. 2003.

Name of the Summitters

(1)              Mr. Taro Tanigawa (36 Yrs), Office worker, Tokyo, Japan.

(2)              Mr. Kenta Hirose (33 Yrs), Office worker, Tokyo, Japan.

(3)              Mr. Koji Nagakubo (34 Yrs), Office worker, Tokyo, Japan.

(4)              Mr. Yuichi Yoshida (33 Yrs), Office worker, Tokyo, Japan.

(5)              Mr. Kazusida Nakamura (30 Yrs), Office worker, Tokyo, Japan.

(6)              Mr. Phura Tshring Sherpa (33 Yrs), Sirdar, Lokhim-9, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

(7)              Mr. Lakpa Dorje Sherpa (37 Yrs), HAS, Sotang-6, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

(8)              Mr. Da Gyalgen Sherpa (35 Yrs), HAS, Lokhim-9, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

The "Tokyo University of Agriculture Alpine Club Everest/Lhotse Expedition" team was permitted to climb 8516 meter high Mt. Lhotse from West Face for the period of seventy five days from 15 March. 2003 under the leadership of Mr. Taro Tanigawa (36 Yrs), Office worker, Tokyo, Japan.

More Lhotse Summits

The Following 1 member & 1 sherpa of "International Lhotse Expedition 2003" team have been successful to climb the summit of 8516m.high Mt. Lhotse on 21st May. 2003 at 09:30 AM. It is also reported that they had started for the summit from last camp at 12:00 PM on 20th May 2003.

Name of the Summiteers

(1)  Mr. Sergio De Leo (40 Yrs), Employee, Italy.

(2)  Mr. Tshering Jangbu Sherpa (25 Yrs), climbing Sherpa, Lokhim-4, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

The 11 members "International Lhotse Expedition 2003" team was permitted to climb 8516 Meter high Mt. Lhotse from West Face.

The Following 2 members & 2 sherpas of the "French Lhotse Expedition 2003" team have been successful to climb the summit of Mt. Lhotse (8516m.) on 20th May. 2003 at 11:00 AM.

Name of the Summiteers

(1)   Mr. Mauricio E.L. Ahumada (45 Yrs), Business, Local A. Col. Narrate-Mexico DF.

(2)   Mrs. Badia B. Bonilla Luna (38 Yrs), Neutralists, Local A, Col. Narrate-Mexico DF.

(3)   Mr. Fura Dorjee Sherpa, High Altitude Sherpa, Sotang-6, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

(4)   Mr. Man Bahadur Gurung, High Altitude Sherpa, Shitalpati-6, Sankhuwasava, Nepal. 

The 9 members "French Lhotse Expedition 2003" team was permitted to climb 8516 Meter high Mt. Lhotse from West Face for the period of Seventy five days from 31 March 2003 under the leadership of Mr. Daniel Gueorguievsky (56 Yrs), Producer from La Frasse, Cordon, France.

The Following 2 members & 2 Sherpa of "International Lhotse Expedition" team have been successful to climb the summit of 8516m.high Mt. Lhotse on 20 May 2003 at 09:15 AM.

Name of the Summiteers

(1)              Mr. John Rust (36 Yrs), Mountain Guide, Devon Court, Hood River Oregon, USA.

(2)              Mr. Lorenzo Gariano (45 Yrs), Landscape Gardener, Barnwell Cottages, Haslpe, Bucks, England.

(3)              Mr. Pasang Nuru Sherpa, Climbing Sherpa (32 Yrs), Jubhing - 1, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

(4)              Mr. Pemba Chhiri Sherpa, Climbing Sherpa (19 Yrs), Jubhing - 7, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

The 10 members "International Lhotse Expedition" team was permitted to climb 8516 Meter high Mt. Lhotse from West Face for the period of Seventy five days from 1 April 2003 under the leadership of Mr. Damain Benegas (34 Yrs), Mountain Guide from USA.

Lhotse 2003 expeditions include: Peter Guggemos

Featured Expedition: Autumn Everest/Lhotse 2002

 





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