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 Frits Vrijlandt

Reached the summit of Everest on May 17th, 2000.

The first Dutchman to reach the summit of Everest via the north ridge route., spring 2000. No other 8000 meters achievements yet.

Status: For 2001 I have scheduled three expeditions: Denali (Alaska) in Mai, Carstenz (Irian Jaya) in August and Vinson (South-Pole) in December. My goal is to climb the seven summits and to become the second Dutchman (after Ronald Naar). Plans for 2002 and beyond include 8000 meter mountains. 

For more info see: http://www.everestnews.com/medical.htm and
http://www.everest.home.nl

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Frits on the Summit of Everest !  Second Step from BC. In those circles are climbers ! NorthCol from ABC

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Diner in BC Base Camp The North Face of Everest
Frits in the Tent at BC North Col from ABC Rongbuk Monastery
Ice Pinnacles on the way to ABC Yaks at BC Everest Summit

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