NEWSLETTERS - Everest Expedition 2004

Team Karsang10 April 2004

The team is made up of 9 members and 3 guides.
Guides

Hiroyuki Kuraoka
Nationality: Japanese
Age: 42
Sex: Male
Experience: Extensive experience around the world guiding 6000m peaks. McKinley, Hunter, Gauri Shankar, Cho Oyo with Himex in 2003



Richard Mansfield
Nationality: British
Age: 45
Sex: Male
Experience: UIAGM guide working for Chamex, extensive experience in European alps, guide on Cho Oyo with Himex in 2003

Dean Staples
Nationality: New Zealander
Age: 39
Sex: Male
Experience: UIAGM guide working in NZ, guided several expeditions in Nepal and Tibet for Adventure Consultants, summited Cho Oyo and Shishapangma with AC in 2003, 1999
All of the members have been involved in some way with a Himex expedition to an 8000m mountain, that is Cho Oyo or Shishapangma in 2003. The team members in no particular order:

Barry ‘baz’ Roberts
Nationality: British/Canadian
Age: 42
Sex: Male
Occupation: Management consultant
Experience: Extensive experience in Nepal and Pakistan on 6000m peaks, Shishapangma with Himex 2003 reached 7700m in heavy snow.

Cecilie Skog
Nationality: Norwegian
Age: 29
Sex: Female
Occupation: Nurse/guide
Experience: Shishapangma with Himex 2003 7300m in heavy snow, summited Cho Oyo with Himex in 2003

Toshiko Tamura
Nationality: Japanese
Age: 45
Sex: Male
Occupation: Farmer
Experience: Summited Cho Oyo with Himex 2003

Shokichi Saito
Nationality: Japanese
Age: 49
Sex: Male
Occupation: Office clerk
Experience: Several expeditions to 6000m peaks in Nepal and Pakistan, summited Cho Oyo with Himex in 2003

Ian Wiper
Nationality: British
Age: 44
Sex: Male
Occupation: Investor
Experience: Extensive experience in European alps, summited Cho Oyo with Himex in 2003.

Joanne Gambi
Nationality: British
Age: 34
Sex: Female
Occupation: Physiotherapist
Experience: Spent the last 2 years continuously climbing the 7 summits, summited Cho Oyo with Himex in 2003.

Rob Gambi
Nationality: Australian
Age: 45
Sex: Male
Occupation: Investor
Experience: Spent the last 2 years continuously climbing the 7 summits, summited Cho Oyo with Himex in 2003.

Julian Haszard
Nationality: New Zealander
Age: 27
Sex: Male
Occupation: Dentist
Experience: Experience in NZ mountains, summited Cho Oyo with Himex in 2003.

The Sherpas:
  • Chhiring SHERPA
  • Datenji SHERPA
  • Dorji Sonam Gyalgen
  • Kul Bahadur MAGAR
  • Chhuldim Dorjee SHERPA
  • Danuru SHERPA
  • Sirdar
  • Climber
  • SHERPA
  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Cook