Autumn 2013 | List of Post Monsoon Mountaineering Expeditions to Himalayas

(Updated: 01-Oct-2013)

So, the monsoon and the rainy season is approaching it's end, and the mountaineering activities resume in Nepal and Tibet. While the spring and summer season hasn't been particularly cheerful, let's hope for a positive post monsoon season. Here is the initial draft of mountaineering expeditions,which shall be modified as the information arrive about other expeditions.

Please do let me know if you're aware of an expedition not listed, here.

Jump to: 1. Lhotse 2. Makalu 3.Cho Oyu 4. Manaslu 5. Annapurna 6. Shishapangma



Lhotse

1) Lhotse Ski Challenge
Climbers:
1. Edmond Joyeusaz
2. Federico Colli
3. Carlo Limonta

Nation: Italy
Key Feature: Attempting Lhotse with a ski descent.
Website/Updates: Website, Facebook,

1) Korean Lhotse Expedition
Climbers:
1. Sung-Teak Hong (Expedition leader)
2. Jin-Cheol Choi (Climbing leader)
3. Tae-Gon Kim
4. Sung-Hoon Eun
5. Jae-Young Choi
6. Seok-Joo Woo
7. Jae-Min Jeon
8. Young-Joo Lim

Nation: South Korea
Key Feature: Team has plan to acclimatize on Normal Route (West Face), before attempting new route on South Face.
Website/Updates: Facebook,

Makalu

1) Argentinean-American Makalu Expedition
Climbers:
1. Sebastian Satke (No Summit)
2. Nani-k Stahringer (No Summit)
3. Josh Garner (No Summit)
4. Jacob Schmitz (No Summit)
5. April Mayhew (No Summit)
Nation: USA, Argentina
Key Feature: Without bottled oxygen and altitude porters
Website/Updates: Facebook,

 

Cho Oyu

1) IMG Cho Oyu Expedition
Climbers:
1. Mike Hamill 

2. Peter Anderson
3. ?
??
Nation: International
Key Feature: N/A
Website/Updates: Website,

2) Summit Climb Cho Oyu Expedition
Climbers:
1. Dan Mazur
2. Matt Olsen
3. Juergen Landmann
4. James Grieve
5. Bill Zachary
6. Matti Sunell
7. Jan-Jilles van der Hoeven
Nation: International
Key Feature: N/A
Website/Updates: Website,

3) Asian Trekking Cho Oyu Expedition
Climbers:
1. Azim Gheichisaz (Iran)
2. Alex Barber (USA)
3. Gia Tortladze (Georgia)
4. Bruce Gibbens (Australia)
5. Ferran Latorre (Spain)
6. Mingma Sherpa
Nation: Mentioned above
Key Feature: N/A
Website/Updates: Azim, As-Trek,Ferran,

4) Adventure Consultants Cho Oyu Expedition
Climbers:
1. Chok Lui – Malaysian living in Australia
2. Roman Zaloudek – Czech Republic
3. James Webb – Australia
4. Joel Dice – USA
5. Mike Roberts – NZ (Lead Guide)
6. Da Jangbu (Sirdar)
7. Kami Rita Sherpa
8. Sange Dorje Sherpa
9. Passang Bhote Sherpa
10. Namgyal Sherpa
11. Lhapke Sherpa
 
Nation: Mentioned above
Key Feature: N/A
Website/Updates: Website, Facebook,

5) USA-Russian Duo
Climbers:
1. Adrian Ballinger (USA)
2. Sergey Baranov (Russia)
 
Nation: Mentioned above
Key Feature: N/A
Website/Updates: Twitter,

6) Kobler Partner Cho Oyu Expedition
Climbers: ?
Nation: Mentioned above
Key Feature: N/A
Website/Updates: Website,
 
7) Adventure Peaks Cho Oyu Expedition
Climbers: ?
Nation: Mentioned above
Key Feature: N/A
Website/Updates: Website,

8) AMICAL alpin Cho Oyu Expedition
Climbers: Dominik Müller, 6 Climbers, 2 Sherpas
Nation:
Key Feature: N/A
Website/Updates: WebsiteMap

9) Alpine Ascents Cho Oyu
Climbers
Nation:
Key Feature: N/A
Website/Updates: Blog,


 

Manaslu

1) Altitude Junkies Manaslu Expedition
Climbers
1. Alan Arnette (USA)
2. Louis Carstens (South Africa)
3. Phil Crampton (UK/USA)
4. Damien Francois (Belgium)
5. Kevin Moore (USA)
6. Daniel Newton (Australia)
7. Paul Samuels (UK)
8. Dorjee Sherpa (Sirdar)
9. Pasang Ongcho Sherpa
10. Kami Neru Sherpa
11. Chongba Sherpa
12. Pasang Nima Sherpa
13. Sange Sherpa
14. Tarke Sherpa

Nation: Mentioned Above
Key Feature: N.A.
Website/Updates: Alan Arnette, Altitude Junkies,

2) Romanian Manaslu Expedition
Climbers
1. Adrian Valean
2. Vlad Capusan
3. Vasile Cipcigan 
4. Mike Bowyer
Nation: Romania
Key Feature:No supplemental oxygen, No Sherpa support, No fixed Camps, Minimal Ropes
Website/Updates: Website, Facebook,

3) Manaslu Schi Expedition 2013
Climbers
1. Hannes Gröbner
2. Georg Leithner
3. Sepp Hechenberger 
4. Markus Amon
Nation: Austria
Key Feature:Ski descent, No Oxygen, No Porters,
Website/Updates: Clearskies Blog, Amon,

4) British Army Expedition
Climbers:?
Nation: UK
Key Feature: N.A.
Website/Updates: Blog,

5) Teodor Johansen
Climbers: Teodor Johansen
Nation: Norway
Key Feature: First 8000er attempt.
Website/Updates: Facebook,

6) Xevi Arias
Climbers: Xevi Arias
Nation: Spain
Key Feature: ?
Website/Updates: ?

7) Chris Burke to Manaslu
Climbers:
1. Chris Jensen Burke 
2.  Lakpa Sherpa
Nation: Aus/NZ, Nepal
Key Feature: Fourth 8000er of the year for the duo, after Lhotse, GII & GI.
Website/Updates: Website

8) HimEx Manaslu 2013
Climbers:
1. Andrew BURTT - UK
2. Caroline CUIF - France
3. James CURLEY - UK
4. Robert FLEMING - UK
5. Glenn JOHNSON - Australia
6. Herbert LUTHI - Switzerland
7. Susumu MOTOIKE - Japan
8. Sohkichi SASAKI - Japan
9. Takayasu SEMBA - Japan
10. Jeffrey SMITH - UK
11. Stuart SMITH - USA
12. Hirohisa SUZUKI - Japan
13. Takahiro YODA - Japan
14. Russell BRICE - NZ
15. Bruce HASLER - NZ
16. Hiroyuki Kuraoka - Japan
17. Shinji TAMURA - Japan

18. Sherpas
Nation: Mentioned above
Key Feature:Website,
Website/Updates: ?

9) Tunc Findik
Climbers: Tunc Findik
Nation: Turkey
Key Feature: ?
Website/Updates: Website, Facebook,

10) Italian Ligurian-Apuan Manaslu 2013
Climbers:
1. Fabrizio Molignoni 
2. 
Nation: Italy
Key Feature: ?
Website/Updates: Website, 

11) Italian Duo
Climbers: Alice Cavallera and Alberto Pacellini
Nation: Italy
Key Feature: ?
Website/Updates: Website,

12) Asian Trekking Expedition
Climbers:
1. Edgar Alfonso Guariguata Herrera (Venezuela)
2. Valerii Shamalo (Russia)
3. Alejandro Jose Lamus Varela (Venezuela)
4. Ruslan Kirichenko (Russia)
5. Ravi Chandran Tharumalingam (Malaysia)
6. Alyssa Azar (Australia)
7. Chhiring Phinjo
8. Gyaluk Sherpa

Nation: mentioned above
Key Feature: ?
Website/Updates: Website,

13) Adventure Peaks Manaslu Expedition
Climbers: ?
Nation: Mentioned above
Key Feature: N/A
Website/Updates: Website,

14) Andrea's Manaslu Expedition
Climbers: Andrea Zimmermann 
Nation: Switzerland
Key Feature: N/A
Website/UpdatesBlog,


Annapurna

1) Annapurna Expedition 2013
Climbers:
1. Ueli Steck
2. Don Bowie

Nation: Switzerland, USA
Key Feature: Attempting Annapurna south face.
Website/UpdatesUeli Steck, Don Bowie,



Shishapangma

1) International (Asian Trekking) Shishapangma Expedition
Climbers
1. Eelco Jansen (Netherlands)
2. Frank Lotthrincx (Netherlands) 
3. Jakob Urth (Denmark)
4. Danilo Callegari (Italy)
Nation: Mentioned above
Key Feature: Frank Felder may attempt a ski-descent. Danilo - Alpine style ascent of Shishapangma and then cycling to Arabian Ocean
Website/Updates: Eelco & Frank, Facebook, Danilo

2) Ski Shishapangma Expedition
Climbers
1. Rich Emerson
2. Dave Etherington (No Summit)
3. Steve Wilson (No Summit)
Nation: UK
Key Feature: Ski-descent.
Website/Updates: Facebook, Yellowbrick,

3) Polish Expedition
Climbers
1. Andrzej Bargiel
2. Grzegorz Bargiel
3. Dariusz Załuski (film maker)
4. Marcin Kin (photographer)

Nation: Poland
Key Feature: Ski-descent.
Website/Updates: Website, Facebook,

4) SnowyHorizon Expedition
Climbers
1. Lesták Erzsébet (Elizabeth Lesták) - (Central Summit on 25-9-13)
2. Bayarsaikhan Luvsandorj (Mangolia) - (Central Summit on 25-9-13)
3. Tatsuo Matsumoto from (Japan) - (Central Summit on 25-9-13)
4. Oleg Lyashchenko (Russia) - (Central Summit on 25-9-13)

Nation: Mentioned above
Key Feature: Without oxygen and altitude porters.
Website/Updates: Website,Blog,

5) Carlos Soria
Climbers:
1. Carlos Soria
2. Sito Carcavilla
3. Luis Miguel Soriano
4. Carlos Martínez
5. Juanen Gonzálvez

Nation: Spain
Key Feature: 74yrs old; 11th 8000er; climbed Shishapangma central in 2005.
Website/Updates: Twitter,

6) Kobler Partner Shishapangma Expedition
Climbers:
1. Marianne Schnider (Central Summit on 25-9-13)
2. Lisa Röösli (Central Summit on 25-9-13)
3. Christian Westermeier (Central Summit on 25-9-13)

4. Bruno Tenner
5. Nima Lil Sherpa (Central Summit on 25-9-13)
6. Andreas (Central Summit on 25-9-13)
7. Others 
Nation: Mentioned above
Key Feature: N/A
Website/UpdatesWebsite,
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