February 21, Kathmandu:

Cho Oyu

Gelji Sherpa team proceeded for summit push at midnight. According to Chhang Dawa Sherpa, the entire team of Nepalese Sherpa, team reached 7400m+ this morning. Team report they are struggling to get into the col between Tenzing Peak and Cho Oyu Ridge. The wind is a tricky weather forecast to predict jet stream. so the team will descend back to the safe spot and plan further.

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Another team on Cho Oyu holds their summit push due to heavy snowfall yesterday.

Image source: Chhang Dawa Sherpa


According to expedition organizing company Six of the team members, including Grace Tseng and Nima Gyalzen Sherpa, have reached camp 3.If the wind is low tomorrow, they plan to move towards camp 4.the team are planning to get to the summit on 24th February, if everything goes as planned.