navarrese climber Iñaki Ochoa de Olza, who has summitted in May Makalu and K2
in July, is now trying Cho Oyu! He summited several 800 meter peaks including
after arriving to advanced base camp (5.650 meters), Iñaki Ochoa de Olza and
the group of close friends that the navarrese is guiding have installed Camp I
(6.400 meters) in the west face of Cho Oyu. Now, they plans to continue
working on the mountain and install Camp II at 7.000 meters and then Camp III
at 7.400. This last camp only will be used in the final push. Iñaki plans that
they could began the summit attack 23 of September.
Ochoa de Olza, who has climbed nine 8000+
mountains, is now guiding a group of close friends who are in his first
experience in this kind of mountains. They are: the navarrese Mertxe Orofino
Iturgaiz, Cristina Orofino Iturgaiz, Miguel Ángel Laguardia Asiáin, Ignacio
Barrio Fernández, Patxi Viguria Guerendiáin and Óscar Fernández Landa and the
basque climbers Javier Txikon, Igor Astondoa, Aitor Iparaguirre, Mikel Díez
and Alex Txikon, the other climber with more experience in this kind of
mountains. In fact, Alex has summitted Broad Peak in 2003 and Makalu in 2004.
They plans to attempt the summit at the end of September.
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