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Everest South Side Expedition: International 50th Anniversary


The Following 3 members & 4 Sherpas of "Everest 2003 Expedition" team have been successful to climb the summit of 8848m. high Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) on 22 May. 2003 at 7.20 AM. It is also reported that they had started for the summit from camp five at 03:15 AM.

Name of the Summiteers

1.     Ms. Alexia Zuberer (31yrs), Ski Instructor from Rue des Gravelles, Courchevel, France.

2.     Mr. Sebastien Figlioni (34 yrs.) Mountain Guide from Rue Des Gravelles, Courchevel, France.

3.     Mr. Francois Pallandre (37 yrs.) Mountain Guide from Clos Des Rouges Du dolent Chamonix, France.

4.     Mr. Ang Norbu Sherpa (36 Yrs), HAS, Shifal-7, Kathmandu.

5.     Mr. Thile Norbu Sherpa (28 Yrs), - Chaurikharka - 3, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

6.     Mr. Mingma Wangdi Sherpa, Makalu VDC, Sankhuwasabha, Nepal.

7.     Mr. Nawang Robsang Sherpa , Thame, Namche VDC, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

The 12 members " Everest 2003 Expedition" team was permitted to climb 8848 Meter high Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) from South East Ridge for the period of Seventy five days from 29 March 2003 under the leadership of Mr. Bernard De Launoit (39 yrs), Producer from Avenue Des Eglantiers, Brussels- Belgium.

Early report: Franco Belgian team

This morning, Mau 22nd, 3 members of "Everest 2003" French and Belgian expedition (1 woman and 2 men) have reached the summit from the south side, at 7.20 AM local time with 4 Sherpas from our expedition. The names of the Summiters are Alexia Zuberer, Sebastien Figliolini, and François Pallandre. I don't have

The conditions were very difficult with winds from 60 to 80km/h. They have now returned safely for a deserved rest at camp 2. They reached the summit closely following 2 members of the indo-Nepalese army expedition. Chris Thompson

 





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