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Nepal Side Cho-Oyu Expedition Spring 2011 Cho Oyu is the world's sixth highest mountain at 8201 m (26,901 feet), and lies 28 km west of Mt. Everest on the Tibetan plateau. The peak itself straddles the Nepal Tibet border, and the peak can be approached on its south side from the Thame valley of the Khumbu region of Nepal leading up to the Lungsampa Glacier. Cho Oyu has three main ridges: the Northwest, the Northeast, and the Southwest. Photo: Cho Oyu ( 8201m.) Expedition Nepal Cho Oyu's impressive Southwest face, that rises up three kilometers high from the Lungsampa Glacier, drew the attention of the first expedition to the Everest Himal organized by the British in 1921. Three decades would pass before it was first attempted, in 1952, by an expedition led by Eric Shipton. They were turned back at 6650 m (22,500') by the ice cliff on the Northwest ridge that proved to be beyond their technical limits. (AAJ 27 1953, p.581). Cho Oyu was successfully climbed two years later in the post-monsoon season of 1954 via the Northwest ridge by Austrians Herbert Tichy , Sepp Johler and Sherpa Passang Dawa Lama, who led the ice cliff that Shipton had described as obviously impassible. (AAJ 29 1955, p. 178) . That same year, Cho Oyu was attempted by a French expedition that included Mme. Claude Kogan, and although they were turned back at 7600 m (25,000'), her altitude record for women lasted many years. From the north, the peak is approached from the Tingri Plain, to the Palung Glacier that lies below the peak's north face, and the Gyabrag Glacier that surrounds the Northwest face. Itinerary 10 April 2011 Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel 11 April 2011 Day 02: Preparation expedition 12 April 2011 Day 03: Final preparation & Briefing in Tourism Ministry 13 April 2011 Day 04: Flight to Lukla & trek to Phakding 14 April 2011 Day 05: Phakding to Namche 15 April 2011 Day 06: Namche rest for acclimatization 16 April 2011 Day 07: Namche - Phortse Tenga 17 April 2011 Day 08: Phortse Tenga - Macharmo 18 April 2011 Day 09: Machermo - Gokyo 19 April 2011 Day 10: Gokyo � Gyazumba Tsho Lake 20 April 2011 Day 11: Gyazumba Tsho Lake - Cho Oyo South Face Expedition 21 April � 18 May 2011 Day 11 � 38: Climbing Period of Cho Oyu Expedition 19 May 2011 Day 39: Cho Oyu Base camp � Gokyo Lake 20 May 2011 Day 40: Gokyo Lake � dole 21 May 2011 Day 41: Dole � Namche Bazaar 22 May 2011 Day 42: Namche - Lukla 23 May 2011 Day 33: Lukla to Kathmandu fly 25 May 2011 Day 44: Kathmandu 26 May 2011 Day 45: Final Departure to the Airport Cost: Spring Season 1 Person USD 12,000.00 2 Persons, Per person USD 10,000.00 3 Persons, Per person USD 9,000.00 4-6 Persons, Per Person USD 8500.00 7-10 Persons, Per Person USD 7500.00 11-13 Persons, Per Person USD 7000.00 14-15 Persons, Per Person USD 6500.00 Climbing Sherpa, Per Sherpa is USD 2,500.00 (If required) Cost includes: 5 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with bed & Breakfast (hotel 3 star level) Permit fee of Cho Oyu South Face from Nepal Food for Trekking and Expedition period for Cho Oyo expedition Staff: Base camp Guide, Cook, Cook helper Porters or Yak porter Lukla to Base camp 60 KG or 2 porters & Base camp to Lukla is 30 KG or one porter. Extra loads, charge extra porter Kathmandu �Lukla � Kathmandu flights with Cargo 60 KG Per member Equipment allowance, daily allowance for Liaison officer, expedition crew Insurance for Nepalese expedition crew. 1 tent for 1 person for Expedition north face brand in base camp Mattresses, dining tent, Toilet tent, Mess tent, Store tent, Table and chairs Local transportation in Kathmandu (Airport-hotel-airport) Oxygen & Mask �regulator for emergency, If use you should pay it. Cost not includes: PERSONAL equipment for climbing & trekking Personal medical and Insurance of expedition Climbing food, Gas & stove above Base camp Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter incase needed Walkie Talkie permit & Satellite phone permit Personal expenses Bar Bills & beverage Garbage Deposit USD 3000.00 (Sharing of the total person) and Deposit fee will be not refunded if the climber doesn�t take back their garbage to Namche Bazaar & Kathmandu.

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Cho Oyu Expedition 2015 spring Cho Oyu Expedition
Cho Oyu Expedition 2015 spring
Kathmandu, Nepal Hiking & Trekking
Cho Oyu 8201 meters is the sixth highest mountain peak in the world. Cho Oyu lies in the Himalayas and is 20 km west of Mount Everest, at the border between China and Nepal. Cho Oyu means "Turquoise Goddess" in Tibetan.

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