2002 led by Greg Mortimer
Mortimer who has summited both Everest (8/20/90) and
K2 (10/3/84) will lead this team of 6 climbers on Manaslu in Spring 2002.
The team includes Brian Laursen (Everest summit 2001), Geoff Robb (Everest summit in 99 and Seven
Summits), Ralph Pliner, George Lloyd, and Andrew
5/20/2002: Mt. Manaslu Summitted
members and One High Altitude Sherpa of Australian
Manaslu Expedition 2002 has succeeded to climb 8163
meter high Mt. Manaslu from the North East Ridge on
13th May 2002 at 11:30 AM. They had started from Camp
III on May 13 2002 at 5:00 AM.
of Summiters: Date of Birth
Greg Mortimer:10 Dec 1952
Jeff Robb:17 Aug 1953
Brian Patrick Laursen:03 Oct 1968, Laverton Vic.
Andrew Peacock: 16 April 1967, Nooson Heads, Australia
Passang Nuru Sherpa: 39 Years, Namche – 5,
Six member Australian Manaslu Expedition was permitted
to climb 8163 meter high Mt. Manaslu form North East
Ridge under the Leadership of Mr. Greg Mortimer during
the Spring Season of 2002.
by Bikrum Pandey for EverestNews.com