8000 Meters Facts
over, no summits
Update 5/21/2005: no
summit, all are in base camp and finish the expedition. The mountain was
plenty of snow and the risk was very high for all.
Update 05/17/2005: Inaki
Ochoa de Olza, from the Lorpen-Diario de Navarra expedition, has begun today
Tuesday 17th of may his fourth attempt on Dhaulagiri. Ochoa de Olza, with
Austrian Christian Stangl, Ecuadorian Ivan Vallejo and Italians Romano Benet,
Nives Meroi and Luca Vuerich will climb until Camp II (6.800 meters),
Wednesday to Camp III (7.400 meters) and Thursday 19th to the summit if the
weather and the conditions of the mountain allows them.
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