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 Mt. Everest 2005: The Singapore University Team Summits 4!


Update: 2nd June, 2005

1. Mr. Chow E. Fung Stefen(25 Yrs.)Member, Administrator,  Hume AVE, #10-03,  Singapore, (Nationality Malaysia)

2. Mr. Teo Yen Kai (24 Yrs) Member, Student, Jurong East St 13#10-135, Singapure

3. Mr. Ang Chhiring Sherpa (43 Yrs) Khumjung 8, Pangboche, Solukhumbu, Nepal

4. Mr. Lhakpa Tshering Sherpa (31 Yrs) Khumjung 8, Pangboche, Solukhumbu Nepal.

logistics for this expedition was provided by IMG (Eric Simonson).

The handling agency of the Expedition Team is Great Escapes Trekking (Pvt. Ltd.)   Kathmandu Nepal.

Update: Mr. Chow E Fung Stefen (Malaysia) and Mr. Ang Chhiring Sherpa  (Khumjung 8, Pangboche, Solukhumbu) 6th time summit Everest! two more climbers on their way to the summit today!

Update: Edwin and Pemba Dorje turned, they are back to the Col (say it is quite windy there).  Eefung, Khong Lean, Yen Kai and  Kami, Lhakpa Tshiri, and  Dorje are continuing up....

Update: Edwin Siew with The Singapore Premier Taxi Everest Expedition without oxygen has headed up!

Rest of the members Singapore University Team:  Eefung, Khong Lean, Yen Kai & Edwin are trying again tonight. Sherpas with them are Kami, Lhakpa Tshiri, Dorje, Pemba Dorje.

Meet - Robert Goh

Dr Robert Goh is a Principal Member of Technical Staff in DSO National Laboratories. Born on 22 September 1965, he holds a PhD in Aerodynamics. He and team mate Edwin Siew climbed Mount Xixabangma in Tibet in 2002 in alpine style, the first in Southeast Asia to reach over 8,000m without sherpa support and supplementary oxygen. Other achievements include skiing to the South Pole as Co-leader of Antarctica 2000 and reaching the South Summit (8,751m) of Mount Everest as a member of the Singapore expedition in 1998.

 

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