Cho Oyu Climbing Expedition News

Cho Oyu Climbing Expedition News

Cho Oyu News
Cho Oyu News of our expedition 7 April 14 May

Blog posts: Scroll down for day by day news of our climbing and trekking teams.

cho oyu   cho oyu

25 April : Martin and his group are fine. Tomorrow they are heading to c1 and after a night up there they will go down to Tingri for recovering."

22 April : All members in abc, everyandy is fine. Today we had the puja ceremony, tomorrow we are heading to thouch c1. Best regards martin

14 April : today we had a hike up the hill around Tingri. In the morning the visibility was great we had a nice view on Everest and Cho Oyu. All members feel fine so far.

boards on the road   climbing up

flags   walking team members

watching view

13 April : After a 6 hour drive through snow, a 5400m high pass and a lost wheel the whole summit climb team (Everest and Cho Oyu) arrived safely in Tingri. Everybody is fine, just slow paced today and adopting to the altitude. Tomorrow we all will have a rest day in Tingri before we split up to Everest and Cho Oyu B.C. 

board on the way   high way to thingri

Board on the way to Thingri. High way to Thingri. Photo Martin S.

high way to thingri   lake and mountain

High way to Thingri to Cho Oyu basecamp. Lake and mountain view. Photo Martin S.

landscape view   member trying to study

member trying to study sign board. Photo Martin S.

player flag   national nature reserve

Player flag. Qomolangma National Nature Reserve. Photo Martin S.

stop over on the way   view of thingri

stop over on the way to Thingri. View of Thingri. Photo Martin S.

altitude gain

What a altitude gain. Photo Martin S.

stupa during sight seen

Stupa during sight seen. Photo Martin S.

11 April : today’s pics and report. after 10 hour of driving on the way both teams (Everest and Cho Oyu) could enter Tibet. We arrived in a small town called Kirong where we’ll rest tomorrow. The town is surrounded by beautiful mountains so we’ll have a hike after breakfast

travelling members   house on the way

8 April : Today is our team briefing and last minute shopping.

7 April: Our members are arriving in Kathmandu and we are checking their gear, then taking them out to the shops to buy and rent/hire what they need. Delicious dinner at a cultural dance restaurant.


swoyambhu temple   temple with river

Monkey Temple.

Cho Oyu Team Roster:

  • Martin Szwed (leader), German
  • Hana W.,Canada / Czech
  • Eva W, Canada
  • Mark T, Canada
  • Peter S. , Österreich
  • Andreas P., Österreich
  • Mathias M. , Nederland
  • Stephanie K., Deutsch
  • Andre H., Swiss
  • Johann F., Osterreich
  • Ang Dawa Sherpa
  • Dawa Jangbu Sherpa
  • Nima Dorje Lama
  • Geli Sherpa
  • Pemba Sherpa
  • Phujung Bhote Back to top