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Ama Dablam Autumn 2002

Dan Mazur and his Autumn 2002 Ama Dablam Team

Today our expedition members arrived: David Cooper from England and Colorado, Roland DeBare from Belgium and South Carolina, Michael Hale and Wendy Larson from Alaska, Andrew Hilton from England, Michael Long from Ireland, Paul Mitterbacher from Austria, Randy Murphy from Colorado, Christian Rodenbeck from Chicago, Markus Staehelin from Switzerland, Ken Stalter from New York, and Charles Winger from Colorado.

The weather was gorgeous and sunny and hot today.

More staff flew to Lukla early in the morning, with 1000 kilos of food and members baggage.

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We had a beautiful walk in the early morning, to the Monkey Temple, and enjoyed a delicious breakfast at the Vajra Hotel. We kept busy with packing and shopping throughout the day, putting the finishing touches on our medical kit, staff clothing, member equipment, etcetera.

In the evening we had a large dinner with the team and Murari Sharma and Deha from Parivar Trekking. We ate dinner at the very famous " KC's Restaurant " , and were well entertained by our friend Promod KC, who is a real gentleman. During the meal, every member reviewed their personal files and made sure all of their records, etcetera, were up to date.

We are all very excited to review our equipment and discuss our plans for climbing Ama Dablam, tomorrow, on the roof of the Nepa Hotel.

Weather permitting, our team and remaining staff and Sherpas and the remaining baggage will fly to Lukla on 3 October. Thank you very much for publishing our expedition dispatches. All the best for now, Cheers from everyone here at the Ama Dablam expedition, and from www.summitclimb.com

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