Saeed Toossi summited Everest via the standard
south east ridge route with
Chhewang Dorjee Sherpa (Ang Rita's younger son)
Saeed had his own
independent Expedition to Everest in Spring 2000. EverestNews.com,
frankly knew little to nothing about this climber. Therefore, we
asked him. Here is what he told us:
"I was born in
Tehran/Iran in 1959. I started my climbing activities when I was 14
years old in the North of Tehran. Started college in Iran in 1979.
Government closed down universities in 1982. Left Iran in 1983 to come
to the US to continue my education. Completed my BS in Computer
Science at West Chester University in 1988. Started to work in the
field and completed my MS in Software Engineering at Penn State
University in 1991. Got back in to climbing again in 1993. I do live
in the Washington D.C. Northern Virginia area and work as a Network
Saeed on Everest...
Digital Altimeter, Barometer, Compass and Thermometer. Time/Date/Alarms.
Chronograph with 24 hour working range. Timer with stop, repeat and up
function. Rotating Bezel. Leveling bubble. Carabiner latch. E.L. 3 second
backlight. Water resistant. 4" x 2-1/4" x 3/4" 2 oz. Requires 1 CR2032
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