Stephen Koch and Jimmy Chin will
attempt to snowboard Everest this Autumn. They plan to
climb Everest via the Hornbein route and then
descend via the Hornbein. They will travel from
Kathmandu to Lhasa then to Everest base camp on the
North (Chinese). Eric Henderson is the base camp
Dispatch: Sept 9, 11.30 PM (local)
Second summit push started
Eric Voice dispatch from Camp 1. The team left 30 min.
ago. Updates every 4 hour.
Sept 10, 02.24 AM (local) Team advance
6000 altitude meter
Eric Voice dispatch
from Camp 1. Stephen radio in from the North Face. Making good progress
NOTE These are wav files, not mp3, sorry.
Sept 10, 06.00 AM (local)
Team advance halfway Japanese Coulior
Eric Voice dispatch from Camp 1. Stephen
and the team radio in. Now halfway up Japanese Couloir. Beautiful weather,
getting tired. Will make camp in a couple of hours.
Sept 10, 08.40 AM (local) Team
encounter deep snow
The team are delayed due to deep snow at
6800 meter. Meeting right now. New update soon
Stephen Koch' Autumn Everest 2003 expedition