Cho OyuAltitude 8,201m/26,906ft » Duration 44 Days » Grade 4E
The sixth highest mountain in the world and the most frequently climbed 8,000m peak[more]
Summit of Cho Oyu, the world's 6th highest mountain Photo: © Neal Short
IntroductionUPDATE 30 Nov '11: Please note that our 2012 and 2013 pricing includes recent price increases from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA), which apply to all climbers on Cho Oyu from next year.
This expedition is an excellent opportunity for climbers to extend their experience to extreme altitudes and is highly recommended as a first 8,000m Peak, or as a stepping-stone to an attempt on Everest. The comparative ease of access, lack of objective dangers and generally uncomplicated terrain makes Cho Oyu the most attainable of the world's highest mountains. Of the thirteen expeditions that we have organised, eleven have put climbers on the summit, making Jagged Globe by far the most experienced and successful British operation on Cho Oyu... read more
You can round off your trip with an optional extension ... read more about Cho Oyu extensions.
Experience RequiredThe Cho Oyu expedition is suitable for experienced mountaineers. To join us on Cho Oyu, you need to be fully conversant with mountaineering techniques. Ideally, having completed Alpine climbs equivalent to AD and have prior altitude experience of around 6,000m.
This expedition is graded 4E... read more about grades
Our Scottish Winter Courses and our Alpine Courses provide good skills preparation for an expedition.
Team CompositionThe expedition leader is supported by a number of hand-picked Sherpas. We provide a Sherpa for every two team members on Cho Oyu... read more about leaders
Leader Tim Calder (Sep '13).
Expedition ItineraryDay 1: Depart London. For those joining the expedition in the UK, fly London to Kathmandu on Jet Airways via Delhi...read more
Additional InformationIf you wish to discuss any aspect of the expedition or your suitability for it, please contact us by telephone:
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To get the most from your expedition, Jagged Globe offer courses to make sure you have all the skills and the fitness you need [more]
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