L'Échappée Belle Cho Oyu
Expedition 2005 from Montreal, Canada reached the summit of Cho Oyu September
26th. The team includes Jean-Pierre Danvoye, guide from L'Échappée Belle, Luc
Gélinas, Denis Trahan, Marco St-Pierre (climbed to camp 2), Tendi Sherpa and
Lhakpa Nuru Sherpa. They left camp 3 at 2h30 am and reached the summit at 8h10
am. The view on Everest was perfect, no wind, blue sky, a perfect climbing
More on Jean-Pierre Danvoye:
Leader of the first Quebec's expedition to Mount Denali (6914 m) in Alaska, he
belonged to the First Winter Expedition on K2 (8611 m) Pakistan, Himalayas.
In 1996, he is the first
Quebec climber to reach the splendid top of Ama Dablam (6956 m) in Nepal.
100 times to Mount Washington
, ski in Greenland. More than one trekking in the Himalayas and Central
Asia. Several times Kilimanjaro, Mont Blanc, Elbrouz, the Kenya mount, Mera
Peak and many Bolivian's tops.
Each year since 1998, he
guides the Aconcagua (6962 m), the highest of Americas summit in Argentina.
In 1998, Jean-Pierre Danvoye summit the Aconcagua (base camp to top) in 10
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