Stroke consultant Chris Imray will climb Cho Oyu
in Tibet - the sixth highest peak in the world - in a quest to find out more about altitude and how it can cause strokes.
Last September she also became the first Irishwoman to climb the world's eighth highest mountain Cho Oyu
in the Himalayas.
Viesturs acclimatized for the attempt on Annapurna by first climbing Cho Oyu
A San Francisco climber has summitted Nepal's Cho Oyu
, the world's sixth-highest peak and a neighbor of Mt.
Not just because their target is to raise a whopping pounds 100,000 for Cancer Research but also because they hope to realise half the total by climbing Cho Oyu
in the Himalayas, the sixth highest mountain in the world at 8,201m - just 600m short of Mount Everest.
Last year, she became the first Irishwoman to scale Cho Oyu
in the Himalayas - the sixth highest mountain in the world.
She had already scaled three of the world's highest peaks: Broad Peak (8047 meters), Cho Oyu
(8201 meters) and Lhotse (8516 meters).
Last year she successfully climbed the world's sixth highest mountain - Cho Oyu
in Nepal - and earlier this year trekked up Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
She said: "Last year I became the first Irish woman to summit Cho Oyu
, the sixth highest mountain in the world.
With Everest already under his belt along with his first conquest, Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania, the design engineer is now gearing up for his next challenge, Cho Oyu
in Tibet, the sixth highest mountain in the world.
The Grimsby pair are to climb 21,000ft Mount Vera as a training run for Mount Cho Oyu
in Tibet next year.
produced, having summited Everest, K2, Kangchenjunga, and Cho Oyu