8000 Meters Facts
Cho Oyu Expedition Autumn 2006
This is Philip Ling with the
first dispatch from the Summitclimb Cho Oyu Expedition, Autumn 2006. Welcome
to our expedition to Cho Oyu, 8201m, the 6th highest mountain in the world.
For the readers who have family and friends as members on the expedition, we
hope you will enjoy following our progress. For those of you following the
expedition just out of interest or for other reasons, we hope you enjoy the
dispatches and will consider joiining Summitclimb for future
Dan Mazur. England and USA. Expedition organiser.
Murari Sharma. Summitclimb's expedition agent in Nepal.
Phil Crampton. England and USA. Expedition Leader.
Arnold Coster. Holland. Expedition Leader.
Philip Ling. Sydney, Australia and St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria.
Expedition leader in training
The following members have already arrived in Kathmandu and are
currently enjoying the amazing city!
Philippe Caboche. France.
Alain Denamiel. France.
Martin Holton. England and Belgium.
Samuli Mansikka. Finland.
Jere Pettersson. Finland.
Thomas Sexton. USA.
As more members arrive we will announce them on future dispatches. Our strong
Sherpa team are busy preparing our food, tents and other expedition equipment
in preparation for our departure to Tibet on Tuesday the 5th of September. We
look forward to keeping you up to date on our progress.
Philip Ling on behalf of Summitclimb.com
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