An attempt on Lobuje East, 1991

After the expedition: Despite the fact that prior to arriving in Kathmandu, none of us had met before, we got on fantastically. We were nine total strangers who bonded quickly. We became – and have remained – close friends. The first reunion of the “Lobuje Legends” (as Geoff jokingly dubbed our group only a few days after we’d left Jiri and started trekking towards Lobuje East) was held in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales at the end of May 1992. Pictured from left to right in this photograph are Meri Dragicevic (Eric’s partner), Eric, Norma and Dave Little, Mike, and Geoff.