Mt. Cho Oyu is the sixth highest peak in the world (8,201m) and it is located on the Tibet-Nepal border. It was first summited in 1954 by an Australian and Tibetan Expedition. Cho Oyu is technically easier than most other eight thousand meter peaks. We will climb Cho Oyu via the West Face. Advanced Base Camp will be established at 5,800m, Camp 1 at 6,500m, Camp 2 at 7,100m and Camp 3 at 7,400m. Cho Oyu is the most popular 8000 meter peak for climbing in Tibet . Mountaineers who want to achive the goal of standing on 8000m. peak, Cho Oyu would be the best choice for the due to its straight forward climbing with minimal objective danger. Cho Oyu climbing has the higher rate of success than any other 8000 meter peak climbing in Nepal & Tibet . From base camp, we trek to the advance base camp at 5,700m. We climb through steep moraines to a shoulder at 6,400m where cam I is set up. From here we climb up through the ridge and fixed rope to climb a 50m high serac barrier split by a ramp to set up the camp II at about 7,100m on an easy snow slope. The climbing becomes easier, we climb more gentle snow slopes and we place our camp III at 7,500m on the North West Face. The summit day cosists of climbing on the intermediate snow slopes crossing though rock bands to the summit ridge and then ultimately to the flat snow, the summit.
Camp 1, Camp 2, Camp 3, Summit
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