Leading an expedition to the 7546 meter high Musthagh Ata standing in the Xinjiang province of China, Bo Belvedere Christensen reached 7200 meter during a summit attempt in stormy conditions. The rest of the team members were caught in the storm lower down the mountain. Unfortunately, there was no time for further summit attempts. Therefore, the height reached by Bo was the high point for the expedition.
During 2009 Bo Belvedere Christensen lead a succesful expedition to the 7045 meter high Everest neighbour Lhakpa Ri. On September 26th Bo and four of his clients reached the summit. Summit climbers were: Cecilia Emilia Hjort Frederiksen Rikke Højland Bent Nielsen Susanne Jakobsen The expedition was arranged by danish tour operator Kipling Travel in cooperation with Nepalese tour agent Explore Himalaya. Watch the video from the expedition on youtube
In 2008 Bo Belvedere Christensen (BBC), one of the initiators of the Danish Himalayan Society, lead an expedition to the beatifull mountain, Baruntse. It was a very succesful expedition with the following achievements: BBC summited on May 15th together with 2 of his 4 clients. Furthermore the expedition summited Baruntse II as the first danish climbers. Baruntse II is 6720 meters high. During acclimatisation the group reached Mera Peak Central (6461 meter) and Mera Peak North (6476 meter). Bo and
Only four days after the succesful ascent of the virgin mountain Pandra, the tree climbers Allan Christensen, Jan Mathorne, and Bo Belvedere Christensen did it again; climbed a previously unascended mountain. This time the goal was the 6238 meter high Danga southwest of Pandra in the Northeastern Nepal close to the border to Tibet and Sikkim. They left the bivuak at app. 5200 meter at around tree o’clock in the morning together with Henrik Jessen Hansen, who unfortunately had to
First ascents of a Himalayan peak Three expedition climbers Allan Christensen, Jan Mathorne and Bo Belvedere Christensen attained the summit of the 6673 m Pandra in alpine style. The climb was graded TD- and was completed in the second attempt. The route follows a long glacier covered in rolling blocks, up a steep side to a ramp leading to a white glacier. Here we had a bivuak below a large boulder, then followed the white glacier to a small side moraine
After several attempts failing due to bad weather and illness the Danish Karakoram Expedition consisting of Henrik Jessen Hansen (leader), Kim Sejberg, Jan Mathorne, and Bo Belvedere Christensen finally got started on the summit attempt on July 17th 1994. The climbers use the following camps: Camp 1 at approximately 5800 meters reached on July 17th. Camp 2 at approximately 6250 meters reached on July 18th and stay July 19th. Camp 3 at approximately 7000 meters reached on July 20th and
One week after the two climbers Jan Mathorne and Bo Belvedere Christensen reached 7800 meter on the summit ridge after establishing the last two camps necessary for a summit push, Søren Smidt made a summit push and ridge the top of the mountain just before the arriving monsoon. Jan and Bo had to retreat in a ferocious storm that was threatening to blow them of the mountain but they came back to the camp on the Northeast col in good
One week after the first two danish climbers Søren Smidt and Bo Belvedere Christensen reached the summit of Ama Dablam two more climbers from the Danish Himalayan Expedition reached the top. Jan Mathorne and Henrik Jessen Hansen stayed more than half an hour to take photographs and they were in touch with expedtion leader Casper Sutton in basecamp via walkie talkie, confirming the huge succes of the expedition. Now four out of 6 possible climbers have reached the summit.
On October 11th the two danish climbers Søren Allan Smidt and Bo Belvedere Christensen reached the summit of Ama Dablam reaching 6812 meter. Ama Dablam hadn’t been attempted the previous one and a half year and the last expedition to attempt it was struck by accident. The two climbers left from a bivuak on the hanging glacier at app. 6400 meter early morning and reached the summit around 11 am.