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Featured Everest Expedition: Team Everest '03
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Tashi Delek from Camp Four! Our fearless climbers Gary Guller, Gary Scott and the high altitude climbing Sherpa have made it to Camp Four at around 26,000ft (7,900m)!  Though they are exhausted, they're enjoying lots of hot Tang and soup.

Due to the overwhelmingly large number of climbers attempting the summit tonight, Gary Guller has made the wise decision to hold off their summit attempt until tomorrow night.  Going tonight would likely mean a huge traffic jam right below the summit, which would add unnecessary hours to their already exhausting summit schedule.

Safety first! That means we can all make a collective exhale and begin holding our breath again tomorrow. The good news is that weather reports are forecasting clear skies and little wind for tomorrow night, as well!

Although this change in plans is a smart decision, any last minute schedule changes are always a little bit disheartening and unsettling.  However, the team remains strong in its conviction to bring the amazing and important message of Team Everest '03 to the top of the world - nothing will stop him!  The ascent from the South Col (Camp Four) takes a grueling 12 hours - minimum! Our team has a lot to think about and rest up for. Your support, encouragement and positive summit thoughts are more important now than ever. 

Please keep us in your thoughts and stay tuned for the excitement tomorrow night.  As always, a huge thanks to all the people supporting us, and helping keep us strong and focused!

Goodnight and talk to you tomorrow! Christine Kane

Gary Guller, veteran expedition leader, Everest climber, author and motivational speaker. To book Gary

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