Alan Hinkes, the 12th
8000m Beater of Britain has successfully bagged the 13th 8000er: Mt Dhaulagiri
17 May around mid day with
Pasang Gelu Sherpa.
This is his 13th 8000 meter peak...
Cheers to Alan Hinkes, bikrum
pandey, Alan's KTM Agent reporting for EverestNews.com
Alan Hinkes Update 4/26/2004:
Bikrum Pandy reports that Alan reached base camp on 22nd April but due to
heavy snow fall he has been unable to start his acclimatisation process.
Hopefully the weather will improve soon and we will have more substantial news
but word from the Himalaya is that all is well and Alan is fit and raring to
Some of EverestNews.com
past coverage of Alan is below...
Alan Hinkes Annapurna 2002
Kangchenjunga 2003 Alan Hinkes
Hinkes Spring Makalu 99
Alan Hinkes Q&A
Kangchenjunga 2000 Alan Hinkes
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