|Tunc Findik at
Summit of Everest May 23, 2001
Tunc Findik from Turkey
has already summited Pumori, Everest and Broad Peak and Cho Oyu to name a
few before this expedition. He is a very experienced climber and a real
nice guy. If only the mountains were full of more people like Tunc! Look
for him on Lhotse soon.
Previous Update: Tunc is off to guide Elbrus in caucasia and climbing Mt.
Ushba (an ice peak in the central caucasus) between 13-26 august. Then he will
be off to Dan Mazur's Cho Oyu expedition between 5th September- 10th October.
Tunc, summited Everest in 2001 and is truly one of the nice guys out there
joined Gary Guller's Everest
Expedition 2001 "Anything is Possible" Expedition. Joining such Everest
Summiters as Mike Trueman and
Kipa Sherpa this expedition was a
strong and very experienced expedition on Nepal side of the mountain in Spring
2001. Tunc Findik is a highly experienced ice, rock and mixed climber. He has
opened more than 60 new routes in the Turkish ranges, these being first
overall ascents, first winter ascents and first Turkish ascents. Tunc reached
the Summit of Everest in Spring of 2001 as a member of
Gary Guller's Everest Expedition
2001 "Anything is Possible" Expedition.
He joined us for the 2001 Ararat
Peace climb. The climbers, all who have reached the Summit of Everest,
climbed the North Side of Ararat which in modern history (the last 1000 years
!) has not been open to foreign climbers except on very rare cases.
||Tunk has successful
summits of Khon Tengri (7,010m) in Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan; Peak Lenin
(7,134m) in the Pamirs, Kyrgyzstan; Elbrus (5,642m, twice) and Kazbedk
(5,047m) in the Russian Caucasus Mountains; a winter ascent of Damavand
Peak (5,671m) in Iran; a winter ascent of Mr. Ararat (5,137m) in Turkey;
Mont Blanc and Ecrins Massifs in the European Alps; and various climbs in
Scotland and Bulgaria. Tunc became the first Turkish climber to summit
Everest from the Nepali side.
living in Ankara, Turkey.
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