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Born on this day

2000 Malavath Purna, female Indian climber, who ascended Everest in 2014. She is the youngest girl who summited Everest so far.


First ascents on this day

1955 Pisang (6091 m) by a German party.


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Alix Von Melle Summits Cho Oyu
Monday, 04 October 2010 11:04

On October 2nd lady climber Alix von Melle from Germany and Austrian Rupert Hauer summited Cho Oyu!

It was Alix's fourth 8000er after Gasherbrum II in 2006, Nanga Parbat in 2008 and Dhaulagiri I in 2009.

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Multiple Summits on Manaslu
Monday, 04 October 2010 10:57

On October 1st several climbers summited Manaslu! Here are some of the successful climbers known so far:

Carlos Soria and Carlos Pauner  - Report

Cleo Weidlich and John Tsang - Report 

Billi Bierling, Ellen Miller, Russell Brice and several more - Report

Chhang Dawa (his 8th 8000er!)

More details and table updates to follow!

 
Walter Nones Died on Cho Oyu
Monday, 04 October 2010 10:45

Yesterday Italian climber Walter Nones (39) died on Cho Oyu. He climbed K2 in 2004 and witnessed the death of his companion Karl Unterkircher on Nanga Parbat in 2008. Again a great loss for the climbing community! 

Our condolences go to his family and friends!

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Lama Geshe Suffers a Stroke
Thursday, 30 September 2010 21:03

The famous Lama Geshe (79) from Pangboche, the highest ranking Lama in his area, suffered a stroke around the 20th September. There is a call to climbers for help from his family! 

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Four Climbers missing on Dhaulagiri I
Thursday, 30 September 2010 17:46

Osamu Tanabe (49, nine Main-8000ers), Toshio Yamamoto (36, climbed Shisha Pangma in 2006) and Daisuke Honda (32) from Japan and Nepalese Sherpa climber Pasang Gelu went missing since Tuesday after an avalanche on Dhaulagiri I.

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