Mount Everest North Side 2002
May 21st: Successful preparations We have called with
Hans and Wilco. It goes well with the boys. They used
the calm period to establish camp 2 (7400 m.) and camp
3( 7900 m.) They will rest know, eat good and
recuperate a little.
May 22nd: Dramatic developments on Everest
received bad news from Hans and Wilco. The Dutch team
has a major setback: The very well established and
fully stocked camp 3 has been blown of the mountain
happened before: They established camp 2 on May 14th.
They climbed to 7800 meter to establish the highest
camp of the expedition. The picture shows the route
from camp 1 to camp 2. They tried to go for the summit
on May 16th and 17th but decided to descend to ABC due
to the effort, the cold and the hard wind to recover
for the summit climb.
this they are moving back up the mountain....
sick in BC