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  Nancy Norris: What are you waiting for?


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Dispatch Six September 5th: Namaste! This Nancy Norris reporting in at Cho Oyu ABC. Hello EverestNews.com readers !! This morning we arrived at advance base camp at 18,500 feet. We moved up from Interim Camp today, and the trip to the took about 5 hours. Everyone is healthy and good well, and getting more excited !

Advanced Base Camp 5700 meters Source: Nicolas Jaques

We have the best guides and the greatest Sherpa climbers on the mountain taking care of us. It is lightly snowing right now. We got about 2 inches last night and it made the walk from Interim Camp today beautiful. I will call in again in the next 2-3 days...

—Nancy Norris

Nancy Norris, who at age 59 will attempt Cho Oyu, the world’s 6th highest mountain, as a prelude to her climb on Mt. Everest in the Spring 2004 at age 60. Nancy will attempt to become the oldest American woman to Summit Everest.

On Cho Oyu, Nancy Norris will join a team of 25 climbers, guides and support staff organized by International Mountain Guides, Inc. (IMG). Headquartered in Ashford, WA under the direction of American mountaineer Eric Simonson. IMG has successfully led over 100 climbers to the summit of Cho Oyu on 11 previous expeditions to that mountain.







 
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