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Dutch Mount Everest North Side 2002

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The expedition will go "low budget" and will not use Sherpa support or bottled oxygen. Participants: Hans van der Meulen: summited Gasherbrum II on 25th June 1988, K2 in 1995, and the Central summit of Shishapangma and Cho Oyu in 1998. He attempted Everest Southside in 1992 and Everest North side in 2000.

Wilco van Rooijen: summitted the Central Summit of Shishapangma in 1998. Note: Wilco wants to fly from the summit with on a paraglider!

Wilco and Hans van der Meulen reached the geographical North Pole in 70 days in 1997, with another 2 members as the first Dutch team. Wilco reached South Pole as well in 2000, as a 2 man's team. Look for Hans van der Meulen and Wilco van Rooijen reports on this Spring. Read their dispatches from Everest 2002.

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