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February 28, Kathmandu: Considering February as the end of the winter climber season for this winter is over. High winds and snow stooped plans on five of the fourteen 8000ers: Everest, Manaslu, Cho Oyu, Nanga Parbat, and K2.


Jost Kobusch came down. According to his tracker, he was back at an elevation of 5,174m at 7:45 PM Nepal Time his high point was around 7500 meters. Due to the high winds, he spent most of his time in Lobuche.

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Credit:Reality maps

Cho Oyu

All the Geljie Sherpa team members attempt a last-minute summit push. It was a last-minute try to reach the Cho Oyu summit in winter. According to Geljie Sherpa’s tracker, at around 1 PM Nepal time he reached an elevation of around 7,500m and descended he was back in camp at 7,000 m at around 4:30 PM Nepal time.

No News on another team attempting Cho Oyu.


Grace Tseng and the team returned from Camp 4 due to bad weather. There is no more news from K2 (They are planning further or not).

Manasalu and Nanga Parbat were ended due to Bad weather.