Lhakpa Tenzing Sherpa also summited
October 20th, 1970 with the Japan expedition. This was only the third
Dhaulagiri at the time. He also summited Cho Oyu (9/22/1987) with
Lhakpa Tenzing worked on at least 12
8000 meters expeditions and was still working in 1994, 21 years after
his summit in 1973!
Expedition. Another huge expedition with sixty-four members
led by Guido Monzino. Helicopters are used to shuttle
equipment past the Khumbu Icefall and one hundred Sherpas are
also employed. Eight climbers succeed via the South Col Route.
Italian Summiters were
Fabrizio Innamorati, Virginio Epis,
and Claudio Benedetti.
Lhakpa Tenzing Sherpa,
Sambhu Tamang Sherpa and
Sonam Gyalchhen Sherpa also reach the
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