TRUE AS OF: 02:00 BST FRI MAY 17 2002
Click below for message left at 1500 GMT
Player version (190kb)
and Willie left for the summit from Camp 3 at
15:00 GMT on Thursday (now yesterday!). Gavin
told me that the weather was still not that
favourable but they are were going to go ahead
anyway and see what the situation was when they
got to the next significant point in the climb -
which would have been Camp 4 at 8,300m.
hope to hear from him within the next 5 hours
(i.e. before 0500 GMT). By the way, his last
audio recording - made today at 1500 GMT can be
heard by clicking one of the links above...
Richard (in Leeds, England) and Helen (in
Glasgow, Scotland) - both on satellite phone