Alan Hinkes Annapurna 2002 

NEWSFLASH Update May 6, 2002: Alan Hinkes is expecting to summit Annapurna I today the 6th of May 2002.

Alan Hinkes has left Camp III at 11 PM, near mid night, on May 05, together with 4 members and 3 sherpas of the Indian Army Team for the summit of Annapurna I. Alan is taking his own speed or pace, he is not rivaling the Indian Team, who has reached the summit at 0720 this morning already. Alan is expected to reach Summit at around mid day today, if everything goes well and good with his climb. His expected ETA at Annapurna I 8091m summit is about 1200 hrs.

Reported by bikrum pandey for 06 May 2002


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