The Wrath of the Turquoise Goddess: Battling blizzards on Cho Oyu, the world's sixth highest mountain

In the Autumn of 2010, Mark Horrell set off to Tibet with a dozen other hopeful mountaineers to climb 8201m Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world, whose name translates as the Turquoise Goddess in Tibetan.

It was an extraordinary season as the mountain was battered by blizzards for weeks and many climbers were caught in avalanches. This is his diary of the expedition. More

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Words: 30,080
Language: British English
ISBN: 9781301802159
About Mark Horrell

I'm a mountaineer, adventure travel blogger, diarist and digital communications consultant from the United Kingdom, who divides his time between helping organisations with all things web and social media, and travelling extensively in the world's greater mountain ranges. In May 2012 I achieved a long-held ambition by reaching the summit of Everest.

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