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 Cho Oyu 2002 Expeditions and News

Note we don't track every Cho Oyu Expedition during the spring: Please check their page and at the end of this page for news. So read all the way down on this page if you are looking for Cho Oyu news...

Cesare Maestri, age 72, will attempt the Cho Oyu

Simone Moro Everest/Cho Oyu 2002 Expedition

Expedition: Dutch Cho Oyo Expedition 2002

Expedition: Cho Oyu 2002: Mark Kosmider

Expedition: German Amical Alpin expedition led by guide Jochen Haase April 01 - May 13th

Northern Ireland Cho Oyu Expedition

 

Aragon Aventura Cho-Oyu Expedition

 

HEIDER CHO OYU EXPEDITION 2002

 

RONO- Team- Top 7- International Cho-Oyu Expedition

 

David Lim: ASCENT 8000

 

Korea Cho-Oyu Expedition

 

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Update 5/17/2002: Mr. James McGuinness, David Sharp and Tsering Pande Bhote Summited around 12 noon on 14th May, 2002.

 

Update 5/6/2002: Hello EverestNews.com, Some good news from Spanish climbers. Yesterday 05/05/2002 4 Spanish climbers from two different expeditions summitted Cho Oyu 8201 meters via the normal route. Martin summited at 11.00 h. local time with a Argentinean climber at 18:30 hours local time, high winds and snow conditions. Also summiting were Fernando Garrido, Lito and Fernando Rivero. Fernando Garrido, 43 years old, is actually a climbing guide with a impressive solo historical. 1985-1986 62 days at Aconcagua summit, world record. Best regards Pedro Lopez

 

Update 5/9/2002: Hello, This is Gerfried Goeschl from Austria! On 5/3/2002 two brothers Rainer Wolfgang Goeschl and Gerfried Goeschl reached the Summit of Cho Oyu. We started from Camp 2 (7100m) 0:45 Nepali time, -30 degrees Celsius. There was bad weather and high winds. We reached the real Summit at 9:05 Nepali time. It was very, very cold. We were the second group to summit Cho Oyu. The first group was Swiss Rupert Heider with two Sherpas on 24.04.2002. On our summit day, one and a half hour later one Korean (Chung Jang Keun) and two Sherpas, one was named Pem Tensi Sherpa) reached the Summit. We were climbing without help of Sherpas and supplimental Oxygen. We were three members of Styria, Austria expedition.

1. Rainer Goeschl, mechanical engineer,aged(62)
2. Rainer Wolfgang Goeschl, forestry engineer(32)
3. Gerfried Goeschl, teacher (29)

 

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