All the members of the expedition that are helping,
moving towards the base of the Everest and are thoroughly
organizing the food and material that will be used by the nine climbers. The technical material being organized
by color codes which, will identify from the place where each article must be transported. Foods
are being packaged in bags you specify, that will allow to the maximum saving of
weight while maintaining the
nutrition and hydration to perform the necessary works at altitude.
The climbers have very been thankful
to the group who share their BC, since
this disinteresting work will allow a superb organization.
Sherpas responsible for the opening the Khumbu ice fall have
already concluded their works to Camp I (CI
- 6100 meters), while below them, the Khumbu glacier
continues to fill with small tents
and camp sites of the teams that will climb on Everest this season.
the occasion of the arrival of the Andalusians to the BC the Sherpas cooks, " made " a great pie of
welcome. They entertained those who just arrived, in addition Lakpa Sherpa (Sirdar)
I present/display to all the team of sherpas
that participated in the scaling and the tasks of BC.
Oxygen, one of the biggest
the Andalusians, will arrive at the BC in
the coming days, although the expedition is skeptical until it has the actual
EverestNews.com will publish the
Andalucia reports in English. Their reports in Spanish, pictures, and more will be on the http://www.deporteandaluz.com/everest.htm
Lhotse Grus Expedition
lead by Beno Kashkashavili (Georgian) 4 Georgian + 5 Russian, leave for Expedition 1
The International Russian-Georgian
Yury Baikovsky from Kathmandu
specially for RISK-Online. April 1, 2000
The summit-permit for 5 Russian and
4 Georgian climbers has been issued and the expedition works according to the plan. There
has been a briefing on the 31st of March in the Ministry of Tourism, all the
expeditions equipment, weighing about two tons, has been bought and packed and the
whole team is leaving Kathmandu for Luglha on the 1st of April to arrive to Namche Bazar
on the next day, the 2nd of April. Six sherpas and all the loads are to be brought there
by helicopter on the 3rd, and the caravan of 50 porters will be formed. The 7-8th of April
are the planned days for getting to the Khumbu glacier and pitching Base there.
Please check www.risk.ru
for all the details !
Other Lhotse Expedition: International Lhotse Expedition
lead by Piotr Pustelnik (Poland) + 6 member from different nationality.
attempt to list all the Lhotse expeditions in the next few days on a new Lhotse
- The Quest for 14: Climbers who has completed 10 or
more (different) 14 8000 meters peaks. For those who has completed all 14 see
our 8000 meter peak page.
Pangma, K2, Manaslu
climbing the 8000
summit in 96, assumed no longer climbing the 8000
Doje (Tshering Dorje) Chinese Climber
Manaslu, Broad Peak
(Ren Na) Chinese Climber
Manaslu, Broad Peak
Zaxi, Chinese Climber
Manaslu, Broad Peak
Broad Peak, Annapurna, and Nanga Parbat
, K2, Man, B. Peak
Lhotse, K2, Kangchenjunga
Manaslu, G1, G2
Manaslu, G1, G2
*** Alan's Summit of Cho Oyu has
been disputed by some.
A team of eight climbers and over
20 sherpas will climb to Camp 4 on Everest this spring to attempt
to bring down hundreds of discarded oxygen bottles and tons of trash left by other
climbers in the past. The climbers will also attempt to summit Everest.
Members include Robert Chang,
Expedition leader Robert Hoffman of Belmont, CA, (his fourth expedition to Everest),
Deputy Expedition leader is Robert Boice of San Francisco. The expedition trek leader is
Jamling Tenzing Norgay, the son of one of the first Everest summiteers, Tenzing Norgay. In
addition, Sherman Bull, 62, of Stamford, CT, is a physician member.
The lead sherpa is Apa Sherpa.
Current Status: The Expedition has arrived and are making
their way to base camp.
EverestNews.com will feature
dispatches from this American Expedition.
Death on the way
has learned a 14 year boy plans to attempt the Summit of Everest in Spring
Oiarzabal, "To the Edge
of The Impossible" or AL FILO DE LO IMPOSIBLE in Spanish: Expedition to recreate the ascent of 1924 of Mallory
and Irvine of Everest. This expedition is
Canadian Expeditions on Everest in Spring 2000
Hoyland's Lecture "Unraveling the Mystery of George Mallory" in the Baird
Auditorium at the National Museum of Natural History.
EverestNews.com will feature full dispatches from Adventure
Consultants for Everest Spring 2000
Does Not Count for Records
ALAN HINKES TARGETS THIRD HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN THE WORLD,
KANGCHENJUNGA AS TWELFTH MOUNTAIN ON HIS CHALLENGE TO ACHIEVE BRITISH RECORD
EverestNews.com will feature full dispatches from Jagged Globe for
Everest Spring 2000
Climber to attempt the Messner route on Everest
Change of Guard at the Khumbu Ice Fall
Hoyland and the BBC returns to Everest in Spring 2000 in search of the camera and Irvine.
headed to Everest Base Camp
Hemmleb Q&A Part 7
climber plans to spend the night on the Summit
Climbers prepare for Everest
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