• Cho Oyu (6th Highest in the World)
  • Climbing Period: September and October
  • Altitude: 8201m / 26,906ft
  • Route: North West Face (Normal Route).
  • Meagan climbed to High Camp (Camp 3 at approx 7319m / 24,013ft)
  • Lhotse (4th Highest in the World)
  • Climbing Period: April and May
  • Altitude: 8501m / 27,890ft
  • Route: Normal.
  • Meagan Successfully Summitted (with O2) 23 May 2010, 1030hrs

8000m Peaks

Lhotse

Nepal, April/May 2010

Cho Oyu

Tibet, October 2010

  • Broad Peak (12th Highest in the World)
  • Climbing Period: June to August
  • Altitude: 8047m / 26,400ft
  • Route: "West Ridge Route (Normal Route)".
  • Broad Peak was fun, and a lot of up and down with all the carries! LOL!! Meagan climbed just beyond Camp 3.5 (approx 7600m / 24,934ft)
  • Everest (Highest in the World)
  • Climbing Period: April and May
  • Altitude: 29,035ft / 8850m
  • Route: South-side (Normal).
  • The route to the summit of Mount Everest takes climbers on quite an interesting climb. Climbers must ascend through the Khumbu Ice Fall, resting at Camp 1, 5900m (19,357ft), and then continue through the Western Cwm to Camp 2, 6400m (20,998ft). After a brief rest at Camp 3, on the Lhotse Face, at 7300m (23,951ft), climbers will then traverse the face, across the Yellow Band, and over the Geneva Spur, arriving at Camp 4 on the South Col. The next phase of the climb is the summit attempt, which takes climbers up toward the Balcony, the South Summit and along the Traverse to the summit of Mount Everest (29,035ft / 8850m).
  • Meagan successfully summitted Mount Everest in May 2007.

K2

Pakistan, August 2010

  • K2 (2nd Highest in the World)
  • Climbing Period: June to August
  • Altitude: 8612m / 28,253ft
  • Route: South South-East Spur (aka Cesen Route)
  • K2 is reputed to be the world’s most challenging mountain to climb. It is the second highest mountain in the world; yet, the technical skill required to reach the top is unparalleled due to the requirement to be sharp and strong at high altitude.
  • Meagan climbed to Banana Ridge (under Camp 3) at approx 6900m / 22,638ft
  • Gasherbrum II (13th Highest in the World)
  • Climbing Period: June to August
  • Altitude GII: 26,360ft / 8035m
  • Route: GII - South West Ridge Route (Normal Route).
  • Meagan attempted to climb GII in June/July 2005. Due to an abnormal monsoon season, the conditions were not in her favour during the summit attempt.
  • Meagan and her climbing partners had to abort their summit attempt due to extreme avalanche danger on the summit slope.

Gasherbrum II

Pakistan, June/July 2005

Mount Everest

Nepal, May/June 2007

Broad Peak

Pakistan, June/July 2010