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 Manaslu 2000

Alberto and Felix Inurrategi are at Camp 2. After reaching the Summit of Manaslu they plan on heading to Annapurna !

Alberto and Felix Inurrategi are attempting to finish the 14 8000 meters peaks this year.

  • Other Expeditions on Manaslu this Spring:
Expedition Route Leader From
East Japan Manaslu Exp' 2000. East Face Yoshio Maruyama Japan
ETB 2000 Expedition N.E. Ridge Felix Maria I. Iriate Spain
2000 Korean Manaslu Expedition N.E. Ridge Han Wang Yong Korean
Manaslu 2000 Expedition N.E. Ridge Franco Brunello Italy

Alberto and Felix Inurrategi with Pepe Garces reached the Summit of Manaslu on 4/25/2000 which is believed to be the first Summit of the Year 2000 for a 8000 meter peak.

Alberto and Felix Inurrategi are attempting to finish the 14 8000 meters peaks this year. They now will be off to Annapurna !!! These guys are special.

You will recall Pepe from EverestNews.com coverage of K2 the last two years where Pepe has been an Expedition member. Pepe has also joined the Quest for 8000.

Update: 5/16/2000

Manaslu 8163 meters - Summitted

Manaslu 2000 Expedition

Expedition Leader : Mr. Han Wang Yong (1966), Ilsan-Gu Kyungi-Do, Korea Country : Korea

No. of Team Members :7

Ascent Route : North East Ridge

Date of Summit : 12 May 2000

Starting Point : Camp III ( 7200m.) Starting Time : 03 AM Time of Summit : 9.55 AM 

Time Spent on the Summit : 15 minutes 

Returned to : C III

Name of Summiters, Age Occupation Home Town & Country 

1.) Mr. Han Wang Yong (1966) Leader Businessman, Ilsan- Gu Hyungi-Do, Republic of Korea.

Manaslu 8163 meters - Summitted 

Name of the Expedition : Manaslu 2000 Expedition
Expedition Leader : Mr. Franco Brunello (1939), Retired, Montecchio, Italy
Country : Italy
No. of Team Members :9
Ascent Route : North East Ridge
Date of Summit : 5 May 2000
Starting Point : 3rd Camp
Time of Summit : 9AM
Time Spent on the Summit : About 10 minutes
Returned to : 2nd Camp

Name of Summiters, Age Occupation Home Town & Country

1.) Mr. Jean Chiristophe Lafaille (1965), Mt. Guide Chamonix, France. 

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