Peaks Everest 2002 Expedition
David Allason Pritt
Thursday 28th March the Adventure Peaks Everest team
will depart Heathrow airport bound for Kathmandu.
team met up at Heathrow on 28/03/02, while checking in
the luggage a film crew from the fly on the wall
documentary Airport where filming for a new series.
Dave Pritt and Jill Pinkerton, Adventure Peaks
Leaders, was interviewed regarding the Everest
21st April 2002: 4/11/02
The group left base camp as planned along with 54 Yaks
and numerous Yak herders for Intermediate camp at
5800m. The journey was quite uninterrupted, arriving
at camp after about 5hrs. On arrival we were greeted
with Sherpa soup (vindaloo strength) & some
extremely cold weather, but most important moral was
high. Click here for the full
9th May 2002: The past two weeks has seen the team
progress onto the North Col at 7010m where members
have spent between one and four nights sleeping in
bitterly cold conditions -28C (plus wind chill) for
this time of year. Very strong winds saw a variety of
teams tents blown from the col, fortunately ours
escaped. Our only casualty was our toilet tent at ABC.
Our North Col camp is now firmly established and ...
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13 May 2002: The team have returned to ABC following a
good weather forecast and will be making summit
attempts as follows: Click here for the full
16 May 2002 Adventure Peaks Summits Everest