The following 7
members & 7 Sherpa of "2003 AAI Mt. Everest Expedition" team has been
successful to climb 8848 meter high Mt. Everest on 30 May 2003 at 12:15 PM. It
is also reported that they had started for summit from camp IV (South Col) at
9:00 PM on 29 May 2003. Name of Summiteers
1. Mr. Vernon Edward
Tejas (50 Yrs), Mountain Guide, Warfield Pl, Anchorage, USA.
2. Mr. Luis G. Benitaz
(31 Yrs), Mountain Guide, Greenbeim, Boulder, CO, USA.
3. Mr. James Patrick
Clarke (40 Yrs), Chief operating officer, Monte Vista, Costa Mesa, CA, USA.
4. Mr. Matthew Holt (41
Yrs), Banker, Red Post hill, London, UK.
5. Mr. Paul Obert (53
Yrs), Physician, Bradford Place, Oklahoma, USA.
6. Mr. Jean Michel
Valette (43 Yrs), Independent Advisor, Mapel Avenue, Colorado, USA.
7. Mr. Bruno Rodi (49
Yrs), President, Saint Jean, Mascouche, Quebec, Canada.
8. Mr. Lakpa Rita Sherpa
(37 Yrs), Sirdar, Namche-7, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
9. Mr. Kami Rita (Thopkee)
Sherpa (33 Yrs), HAS, Namche-7, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
10. Mr. Mingma Tshering
Sherpa (29 Yrs), HAS, Namche-7, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
11. Mr. Kami Rita Sherpa (26
Yrs), HAS, Namche-7, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
12. Mr. Tsherri Sherpa (28
Yrs), HAS, Namche-5, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
13. Mr. Tshering Dorjee
Sherpa (31 Yrs), HAS, Jubhing-1, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
14. Mr. Pemba Tenzing Sherpa
(27 Yrs), HAS, Namche-4, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
The "2003 AAI Mt. Everest
Expedition" team was permitted to climb 8848 Meter high Sagarmatha (Mt.
Everest) from South East Ridge for the period of Seventy-five days from 1
This Expedition team was
organized by Sherpa Shangrila Treks & Expedition P. Ltd.