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 Czechs take on Shishapangma Autumn 2002

Sunset on Shishapangma from Base Camp

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.

All of the team members has to now make aclimatization climb to Camp 2 and back to BC.  After this we plan to try to set up Camp 3 at 7.500 m and try climb to top. Weather is changed a little bit and we have got a fresh snow today, but we hope that will be better within a few days. The team spirit is good and we have made in our dining tent a small Video Center watching a DVD film on our HP notebook with thanks to Martin Kratochvil (Bonton Entertainment). Just a few minutes ago visited our dining tent a two famous Italian climbers Cesare Maestri and Sergio Martini, so we have spent a good time with them. On behalf of Himalaya 8000 Josef Simunek

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