8000 Meter Peaks

Cho Oyu
Nanga Parbat
Broad Peak

Seven Summits

Vinson Massif
Carstensz Pyramid
Mount Kosciusko

Without our sponsors, you wouldn't see this site, please visit our sponsors. 

imax.gif (11898 bytes)  

 Everest 2001 Expedition: Polytechnic University of Valencia

Three climbers from Valencia, Spain will attempt Everest from the Standard North Col Route. This group has participated in three expeditions together and has worked to become a close-knit team. In the Himalayas, two of the three summited Cho Oyu (8,201) and, most recently, they had an unsuccessful expedition to Manaslu.  This was caused by bad weather. Of note is that they were accosted by terrorists during the trek to Manaslu!

Three men with a Dream: Man did they live it !!!

Experiences of a lifetime !

A Shared Dream (translated by Adrian Sutton)

Two and a half years have passed since we had the tentative idea of climbing Everest.

Two and a half years since we came down from the summit of Cho-Oyu, exhausted, but happy. Exhausted, but with the knowledge that we had reached the top of one of the highest mountains on earth.

What at the beginning was a fleeting idea, has taken shape and grown into a tangible goal.

But the Everest Project is not just a question of climbing Everest. It is an expedition of two and a half months to the highest mountain on earth. It has a first stage, which is now complete, which was to try and reach the summit of Manaslu, which at 8,163 meters is the 8th highest mountain on earth. It was not complete until we had reached the highest point, thanks entirely to the efforts of the mountaineers who would be tackling Everest.

The Everest project also consists of a never-ending list of preparations, of hours spent dedicated to a goal, choosing supplies and high altitude provisions, studying the route and its main difficulties etc etc. Happily the Everest Project isn’t a dream reserved for ourselves, it is a dream which since the very beginning has been shared by many people, through the press, direct radio communication with base camp and through the expedition’s official website.

Thanks to this, everyone who follows us can share the marvelous experience of climbing an 8000er. They can share in the experience of following a mountaineer on a daily basis as he treks through the Himalayas, along the thousands of kilometers he covers trying to realize a dream which belongs to everyone, because everyone feels the cold, and the fatigue in his body. Everyone wants to get over these hardships and reach the next high altitude camp. Everyone wants to climb the mountain with him.

Now, more than ever, it is everyone’s dream, a shared dream which some experience from a tent in the Himalayas, and others experience from their own homes, through a screen which puts them right next to the mountaineer himself.

Everest belongs to everyone, enjoy it!

<<< Dispatches >>>

Everest 2001 Polytechnic University of Valencia Background

Everest 2001

Daily News and Expedition Coverage

The Mountaineering Must Haves


Video:  Popular Music:  DVD: 

wpe2.jpg (2012 bytes)

Daily News and Notes, what made this site famous among Everest climbers

Updated Everyday !



Send Mail to everestnews2004@adelphia.net.   Copyright©1998, 1999, 2000, 2001. EverestNews.com  All rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Disclaimer, Privacy Policy, Visitor Agreement, Legal Notes. Read it.



Where to get the News and Expedition reports !



 The Best Source for Gear On-line

• Backcountry Gear
• Backpacks
• Bags & Luggage
• Bindings
• Binoculars
• Blankets & Pillows
• Boot & Fabric Care
• Cameras
• Camp Furniture
• Camping Accessories
• Car Racks
• Carabiners
• Cards
• Child Carriers
• Climbing Bags
• Compasses
• Cooking Supplies
• Cycling Components
• Cycling Repair
• Dry Bags
• Dry Boxes
• Electronics
• First Aid
• Fishing Accessories
• Fleece
• Float Tubes
• Fly Boxes
• Fly Line
• Fly Rods
• Fly Tying
• Fly Vests & Packs
• Food
• Footwear
• Gaiters
• Gifts & Games
• Gloves & Mittens
• Goggles
• Harnesses
• Hats
• Helmets
• Hydration Packs
• Indoor Climbing Gear
• Infant Apparel
• Jackets
• Kayaks
• Kid's Cycling Gear
• Kid's Paddling Gear
• Knives & Tools
• Leaders & Tippets
• Lifejackets/ PFDs
• Lights
• Locks
• Long Underwear
• Maps
• Messenger & Bike Bags
• Mountaineering Gear
• Neckwear
• Neoprene
• Nets
• Paddles & Oars
• Paddlewear
• Pants
• Pet Gear
• Poles
• Pontoons
• Prints & Posters
• Rafts
• Reels & Spools
• Rescue Gear
• Rock Climbing Gear
• Rod & Reel Kits
• Rod Tubes & Bags
• Ropes
• Shell Outerwear
• Shirts
• Shorts
• Showers & Toilets
• Skates & Scooters
• Ski & Board Repair
• Skirts & Dresses
• Skis
• Sleds and Tubes
• Sleeping Bags & Pads
• Snowboards
• Snowshoes
• Socks
• Sprayskirts
• Stoves
• Strollers
• Sunglasses
• Sunscreen & Repellant
• Sweaters
• Swimming
• Tents
• Travel Accessories
• Underwear
• Vests
• Videos
• Waders
• Watches & Clocks
• Water Bottles & Bags
• Water Filtration