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Two back-to-back 8000 meter summits!

06-Oct-2011

The litmus test of mountaineers is to climb an 8,000 meter peak and add that important accomplishment to their climbing resume. If he or she is successful, they can only be filled with gratitude. On October 12, 2011, climbing with a great team I summated Shishapangma (8,013 meters) and Cho Oyu (8166 meters) less then two weeks apart. Shishapangma is the worlds’ 14th tallest mountain while Cho Oyu is the 6th tallest.  Considering the altitude, harsh conditions, dangers and an expedition that lasted for several months I will be for ever grateful and walk with humility. A big thank to my team mates and Sherpa’s

You never conquer a mountain you conquer yourself. Anonymous


View my photos and journals of both expeditions...

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