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 The 2001 Ararat Peace Climb

Khoo Swee Chiow

Hello EverestNews.com/HolylandExpeditions.com's readers !

We went for an acclimatisation walk. The jeep dropped us at 3300m and we walked down to Korhan at 1900m. Everyone's knees are sore now ! We had a fantastic view of Ararat's west face and the Parrot Glacier. Looks like a very straight forward route to the summit from the west side. 

After 2 nights at Korhan, we are moving to BC this afternoon. We are not sure how far the jeep can take us. We may have to walk last bit to BC. As no one has been there before, including Nasuh himself, this is where the adventure begins!!!

Yesterday, our 2 Spanish friends, Marcello and Fernando, finally caught up with the group after getting their visa. They are nice guys. So now we have 7 Everest climbers and some AKUT members. The plan now is to try placing a high camp at 4000 meters tomorrow. It's going to be a very long day from BC with about 2000m ascent ! Then, attempt the summit if weather permits. This is the last point for email but Marcello and Fernando have Inmarsat. They will be able to send dispatches. Cheers. Swee Chiow 

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