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 Czechs take on Shishapangma Autumn 2002

Sunset on Shishapangma from Base Camp

Dispatch Index Shishapangma Autumn 2002

Dispatch One: Czech Himalaya 8000 Shishapangma expedition leave tomorrow Sept. 8th at 6 a.m. morning from Kathmandu to Tibetan Nepalese border Kodari and then to first Tibetan village called Zhangmu.... Click here for the full dispatch

Dispatch Two: Yesterday on September 11th we have reached a "lower" or "Chinese" Base Camp at about 5.000 meters. We will stay here three night and at September 14th morning we will move to the Base Camp at 5.500 meters.... Click here for the full dispatch

Dispatch Three: We have moved from Chinese Base Camp at 5000 m to Base Camp of Shishapangma.... Click here for the full dispatch

Dispatch Four: On September 21st Lhakpa Dorjee and Josef Simunek vent from Camp 1 (6.400m) to Camp 2 at 7000m to set up two tents. At the same day they came down direct to Base Camp.... Click here for the full dispatch

Dispatch Five: Weather and snowing are the most repeated words in Shishapangma Base Camp. Just yesterday Sept. 27 went back from Camp 1 four members of Czech team. They spent there two snowstorm nights. Right now is on Shishapangma about 1,5 meter fresh snow. We have to wait here in the Base Camp about four or five days.... Click here for the full dispatch

Dispatch Six: Tomorrow on October 2nd first group: Novak, Kratochvil, Sedlacek, Simunek a Lhakpa Dorjee Sherpa will go to the camp 1 and than step by step to Camp 3 at about 7.500m. We expect to try the top at October 5th. Next group: Adamec, Cuda a Hnojna will follow the first and we expect try the top at October 6th.... Click here for the full dispatch

Dispatch Seven: Czechs Summit SUMMIT Shishapangma

Dispatch Eight: On October 7th all of the member came back to the Base Camp so we are right now all of here and on October 10th we will go back to the Chinese Base Camp and than on Oct. 12th back to Kathmandu..... Click here for the full dispatch

Josef Simunek, veteran expedition leader, 8000 meter  Summiter, author and motivational speaker. To book him e-mail everestnews2004@adelphia.net

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