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Dispatch Eight September 27th: Nancy Norris, who hopes to become the oldest American woman to Summit Everest, reports in...

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Cho Oyu: After a long climb from Camp-II, Tshering Sherpa takes a break at 7900 meters, looking at Shishapangma on the horizon Source: Nicolas Jaques

—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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