Australian Manaslu 2002 led by Greg Mortimer

Greg 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 Peacock.

Update 5/20/2002: Mt. Manaslu Summitted

Four 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.

Name of Summiters: Date of Birth                        Address

Mr. Greg Mortimer:10 Dec 1952                NSW, Australia

Mr. Jeff Robb:17 Aug 1953                Roseville, Australia

Mr. Brian Patrick Laursen:03 Oct 1968, Laverton Vic. Australia

Mr. Andrew Peacock: 16 April 1967, Nooson Heads, Australia

Mr. Passang Nuru Sherpa: 39 Years, Namche 5, Solukhumbu

The 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.

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