Project Himalaya Manaslu Expedition – Phil & Valerie with Tarkey, reach the summit

Project Himalaya Manaslu Expedition – Phil & Valerie with Tarkey, reach the summit

Posted Oct 26th, 2008 under Company News,

Two members of the Project Himalaya Manaslu Expedition, Phil Crampton (UK) and Valerie Parkinson (UK), and climbing sherpa, Tarkey reached the summit of Manaslu (8163m) on 5th Oct 2008 at local time 9:30AM. According to Tarkey, theirs was the first group to reach the summit this season. Guntis Brands (Switzerland) and Stuart Gregory Smith (USA) tried to summit the next day (6th Oct), but gave up due to bad weather.

Manaslu Trekkers

Phil Crampton

 

Manaslu Expedition

Tarkey

 

Manaslu Expedition

Valerie Parkinson

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