Lhotse expedition lead by Eghbal Atlaky Aghbelsn with 12
below, page down for the last update....
Climbers in Everest icefall Spring 2002
of the climbers in their Everest dispatches have mentioned
the Iranian climbers. Sounds like everything going fine
for them so far (4/23/2002).
5/8/2002: Dear EverestNews.com: We have just got this news few
minutes ago during a phone call with Sadegh Aghajani the
president of I.R. Iran Mountaineering Federation and leader of
Iranian Lhotse Expedition:
14 members of the Iranian expedition are healthy and they could
climb up to 8000 meter and return to the base camp for a rest.
After few days rest and if the weather be good they will climb
up to the Summit InshAllal. There are some climbers in
team which had already climbed Everest and the route is familiar
5/13/2002: Six members of the Iranian Lhotse Expedition 2002
left base camp towards camp2 today. They are going to make
themselves ready for the summit bid. It has been expected they
will leave to summit tomorrow. The second team will leave BC to
C2 tomorrow. According to the latest weather forecast received
from Iranian meteorological organization the next two today
weather will be partly cloudy and it might have 10cm snow so
both teams should wait for good weather.
first team of Iranian reached 8000m of Lhotse today 15.05.02 and
second team to 7300 meters.The weather was bad but they strongly
summit bid will be tomorrow very early in the morning at about
2am.First team is contains six climbers and Sherpas. The second
team will climb up to 8000m tomorrow to be ready for second
summit attacked and stay as the back up of the first team.
Members of Iranian expedition are:
Aghajani (Leader): Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Shishapangma,
Aflaki: (Previous 8000m Climb: Makalu)
Zarei: (Previous 8000m Climbs: Makalu Cho Oyu)
Khadem: (Previous 8000m Climbs: Makalu, Cho Oyu,
Oraz: (Previous 8000m Climbs: Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu,
Hassan Najarian: (Previous 8000m Climbs: Everest, Makalu,
Cheshmehghasabani: (Previous 8000m Climbs: Everest, Makalu)
Mehdizadeh: (Previous 8000m Climbs: Makalu, Cho Oyu,
5/16/2002: Dear EverestNews.com, They did the 6th
one. Six members of Iranian Lhotse expedition successfully
climbed 4th highest peak of the world at 11.55 on 16.05.2002.
The first team of Iranian expedition left camp 4 at 8000m at
1.30 am and after 10.30 hours could stand on the Lhotse peak.
This team was included 6 Iranian and 2 Sherpas. After Summit the
are heading down towards camp 2.They had met the second team
which remained on camp 4 for the second summit attack.
Second team will probably contains 5-6 climbers and 2 sherpas.
They will leave camp 4 to the summit tomorrow early in the
morning. Lhotse is the 6th 8000m peak which Iranian
could climbed. Congratulate to them and you. All the
Update 5/18/2002: The second team did Summit...
members and Three High Altitude Sherpa of Iranian Lhotse
Expedition have succeeded to climb 8516 meter high Mt. Lhotse
from the West Face on the following date and time.
of Summitters DOB
Summit Date Address & Time
Qalal Cheshmeh Ghasabam 26/Oct/1959 11:55 AM Hamedan,
Mohammad Hossan Najarian 22 June 1965 11:55 AM Naghadeh, Iran
Akbar Mehdi Zademagh 23 June 1975 11:55 AM Hamedan, Iran
Amin Azimi Akbar 21 Mar 1980 11:55 AM Hamedan,
Reza Bahadorani 12 Aug 1978 11:55 AM Iran 5/16
Moghbel Honar Pagooh 1 July 1983 11:55 AM
Bookan, Iran 5/16
Mingma Sherpa 23 Years 11:55 AM Makalu 9, 5/16
Chang Dawa Sherpa 19 Years11:55 AM Makalu 9,5/16Sankhuwashabha
Egbal Aflaky 24 Sept 1954 11:55 AM Takab, Iran 5/17
Khademasl Davoud 19 June 1957 11:55 AM Tehran, Iran 5/17
Mohammad Oraz 16 Sept 1969 11:55 AM Naghadeh, Iran 5/17
Reza Zarei 06 July 1969 11:55 AM Shemiran,
Hamid Naseri 27 Oct 1970 11:55 AM Sarab,
Reza Solaymani 19 Sept 1978 11:55 AM Naghadeh,
Lakpa Sherpa 41 Years 11:55 AM
Khumjung 1, 5/17 Solukhumbu
Twelve (12) member Iranian Lhotse Expedition was permitted to
climb 8516 meter high Mt. Lhotse from West Face under the
leadership of Mr. Egbal Aflaky Aghbelagh Mousa during the Spring
Season of 2002.
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