Cho Oyu Photo Show Part One Below
Have you ever had a dream only to wait
around and feel like you are too old or too out of shape
to accomplish it? This past autumn we introduced you to
Nancy Norris who was featured on
www.EverestNews.com during the autumn 2003 Himalayan
Norris, who at age 59, attempted the world's 6th highest
mountain, Cho Oyu, as a prelude to her climb on Mt.
Everest in the Spring 2004. At the age of 60 Nancy will
attempt to become the oldest American woman to Summit
This mother of four and grandmother of four has already
proven her spirit and strength in the mountains with over 15 climbs on four
continents since being introduced to the sport only five years ago. Her
climbs including classic peaks like Mt. Rainier (Washington) and Mt. McKinley
(Alaska.). Nancy lives in Flint, Michigan, where she serves as the aerobic
fitness coordinator for a hospital-related health center and also practices as
a fitness trainer specializing in closed head injury health and fitness
On Cho Oyu, Nancy Norris joined 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. Our coverage
included dispatches from the IMG Cho Oyu Expedition along with exclusive
dispatches from Nancy as she warmed up for Everest 2004! Below is her Cho Oyu
Photo Show Part One:
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Oyu Photo Show Part Two