The Ambassador of France does the ascension of Gokyo-Ri, 5380, (21 April 2005)

A trek led the Ambassador of France towards the highlands of Sherpas and at the summit of Gokyo Ri (Everest range, at the foot hill of Cho-Oyu).

During the period of downfall of tourists arrival because of the imposition of state of emergency (lifted since 30th April), this small event received in Nepal an important media coverage, which is summed up by a title in a daily newspaper ‘The Kathmandu Post’

“If the Ambassador of France can trek safely, anybody can”

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The Ambassador, and a general view of the western side of the summit of Gokyo Ri
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The Ambassador and the immense ice wall of the south face of Cho Oyu (8201m) view from the summit of Gokyo Ri
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The west face of Cholatse (6440m), viewed from Machermo
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View of one of the lakes of the Gokyo valley, the Thamserku (Right 6608m) and the Kantega (Left 6779m)
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Everest, against the backdrop of rising sun (view from the summit of Gokyo Ri)
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Kantega (6779m) from Mong La

Dernière modification : 06/10/2005

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