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  Snowboard Everest Autumn 2003


Dispatch: New snow...Soon after we arrived at ABC yesterday it began raining. The rain soon turned to snow and we woke to 8 cm of new snow on the ground & over 35 cm at Camp I. I can only imagine how difficult and dangerous it would have been on the face had we been up at 7,800 meters, with no tent, sleeping bags and food and fuel for only 2 days. Chomolungma was indeed watching out for us!

A snowy ABC after the storm

Now, we wait for good weather and eat the last of our more appetizing food. Stephen

Prayer flags, new snow and Chomolungma...after the storm

Check out the Japanese Couloir by clicking on the map...

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Pictures copyright Stephen Koch' Autumn Everest 2003 expedition







 

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