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- Nepal Women's
Asian Trekking is
overjoyed to inform you that the Leader
of Nepalese Women Millennium Everest reached the top 18 May 2000, 6.30 am. They
started from south col 9.00 pm 17 May. The expedition is organized by Asian
Trekking. I will inform you more detail if there is any.
The Name of Summitter:
1. Lhakpa Sherpa- Leader of the expedition- 26 Years
2. Ang Pasang Sherpa- Climbing Sherpa- 32 Years
3. Ang Phurba Sherpa- Climbing Sherpa- 41 Years
4. Ang Mingma Sherpa- Climbing Sherpa- 32 Years
Ang Tshering Sherpa
Ang Tshering Sherpa is
owner of Asian Trekking.
Note: Lhakpa (the
Lady) and the guys were fast !)
- Friends on the top
- Interview with Mingma Yangzi Sherpa
more on: http://lhotse.siol.net
- The Millennium
Seven Summits Expedition www.7-2000.co.uk
lead by Gavin Bate and John Barry.
Gavin and the team
arrived back in Base camp a couple of hours ago. he is elated to have organized
the team who were the FIRST to summit from the Nepal side this new Millennium. I
can confirm that they fixed the ropes and were the first to summit. The plan to
leave tomorrow and return home on 24th., stopping for an invite to have drinks
with the British Ambassador.
- EverestNews.com is
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Daily News: 5/18/2000 Report
Frits Vrijlandt and
Paul Walters, members of the Essent@Home Expedition have reached the summit of
the Everest. !
For latest details
One reports to
EverestNews.com stated, "Around 11.00 am together in group of about 18
British, Japanese climbers. Calm weather. "
More Russians Summits
Vrijlandt first Dutchman to reach Mount Everest summit via North Ridge
PRESS RELEASE FOLLOWS
Everest Expedition reaches summit of Mount Everest
17 May 2000 - Frits Vrijlandt is the first Dutchman to reach the summit of Mount
Everest at 8848 meters via
the North Ridge. Vrijlandt left last night with teammates Paul Walters and David
Horrex from the Top Camp
at an altitude of 8300 meters. "It is just like looking down from an
aircraft" Frits reported at 07:48 hours (Dutch time) via the walkie-talkie
from the highest point in the world.
this achievement Vrijlandt is the first Dutchman in the new millennium to have
reached the summit of the highest mountain in the world. He is also the first
Dutchman ever who has succeeded in reaching the summit via the very difficult
North Ridge route.
recent weeks it has been possible to follow the achievements of the expedition
day by day through journals, photos, news reports, video reports and sound bites
on the website www.everest.home.nl
Here you can watch the successful summit attempt on video. You can also hear a
sound bite in which Frits Vrijlandt is interviewed from the summit.
Thursday, teammate Steven Le Poole will undertake an attempt on the summit on
his own. Vrijlandt and Le Poole are members of a non-commercial English
expedition. The Essent@Home Everest Expedition left for Kathmandu on 24 March.
In addition to the climbers Frits Vrijlandt and Steven Le Poole the team
consists of reporter Joke Groenendaal and cameraman Tjitte de Wert. Groenendaal
and De Wert are supported by an editorial team of eight staff that keeps the
site up-to-date from @Home Benelux in Amsterdam.
Summitted (old News with New
The following 2 member
& 4 Sherpas of Mountain Madness Sagarmatha Expedition from the USA have
successfully climbed the summit of 8,848 meter high Mt. Sagarmatha, the highest
peak in the world, from South East Ridge on 17th May 2000 at 8.00 AM. They
started the climb from South Col (Camp IV) on 16th May 2000 at 9.00PM.
1, Mr. Nazir Ahmad
Sabir, (1955), Mountaineer, Islamabad, Pakistan.
2, Mr. Benjamin M. Webster, (1962), Photojournalist, North York, Ont. Canada.
3, Mr. Dorje Sherpa, (35yrs), HAP, Namche VDC-5, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
(Eighth times Everest Summiter including
4, Mr. Lhakpa Gelu
Sherpa, (33yrs)HAP, Jubing VDC-1, Solukhumbu, Nepal. (Seventh times Everest Summiter including
5, Mr. Dorje Sherpa, (34yrs) HAP, Taksindu VDC-3, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
(Fifth times Everest Summiter including
6, Mr. Da Nurbu Sherpa, (23yrs), HAP, Jubing VDC-1, Solukhumbu, Nepal.
(Second times Everest Summiter including this)
This 8 member
Expedition team was permitted to climb Mt. Sagarmatha from South East Ridge
under the leadership of Ms. Christine Field Boskoff (1967), Business Owner from
Seattle, WA. USA.
Lhotse 8516m -
Ascent Route : West
Date of Summit : 15 May 2000
Name of the Expedition : Lhotse Grus 2000 Expedition
Expedition Leader : Mr. Benedict Kashakashvili, (1967), Engineer, Tibilisi,
Country : Georgia
No. of Team Members :9
Starting Point : South Col
Time of Summit : 7.00PM
Starting Time : 5 AM
Occupation, Home Town & Country
1, Mr. Benedict
Kashakashvili, (1967), Leader, Engineer, Tibilisi, Georgia
2, Mr. Temba Nuru
Sherpa (26yrs) HAP Namche-6, Thame, Solukhumbu, Nepal
Lhotse 8,516m - Summitted
Ascent Route : West
Date of Summit : 15 May 2000
Name of the Expedition :International Lhotse Expedition
Expedition Leader : Mr. Piotr Pustelnik, (1951), Engineer, Todz, Poland
Country : Poland
No. of Team Members : 9
Starting Point : South Col
Starting Time : 7.30AM
Time of Summit : 7.00 PM
Name of Summiters,
Age, Occupation, Home Town & Country
1, Mr. Piotr
Pustelnik, (1951),Leader, Engineer, Todz, Poland
Pumori 7,161m - Summitted
Name of the Expedition
: Connecting lass Room to the World Pumori Exp.
Expedition Leader : Mr. Donald Worsham (1961), Evanston ILL, USA
Country : USA
No. of Team Members :7
Ascent Route : South East Ridge
Date of Summit : 14 May 2000
Time of Summit : 2.00 PM
Name of Summiters, Age, Occupation, Home Town & Country
1. Mr. Bob Slozen
(1953) Mt. Guide Aspen, Colorado, USA
2. Ms. Heide Kloos (1969) Mr. Guide Aspen , Colorado, USA.
Compiled and Reported
by Himalaya Center,, Kathmandu, Nepal, 17th May 2000
- Everest Spring 2000: A
14 year boy
14 year boy, Temba Tshering Sherpa, plans to attempt the Summit of Everest in Spring
2000 from the Nepal side of the mountain. Needless to say, he would be the youngest to
Summit Everest if successful.
Temba Tsheri Sherpa born in
06/05/85 is climbing Mt. Everest. Temba got inspiration for climbing Mt. Everest from his
father and the fairy-tale he used to hear from friends and relatives about the success of
climbing Mt. Everest and the fame you earn after. The name Temba signifies one of the
manifestation of Lord Buddha, meaning as Temba Ringpoche. The middle name Tsheri signifies
as Tshe Ring meaning Long Life.
Nepal boy is believed to have been at Camp 4 and was planning to attempt the Summit last
Byron Smith, Tim
Rippel and their team of Sherpas are at Camp II today after "a very
pleasurable day going through the Western Cwm."
In his radio report
from Camp II, Byron said the weather conditions still look good but the team was
waiting for a forecast on the wind speeds for May 20th. If things look good,
they'll leave for Camp III on Thursday.
Check them out at
18.05 Photos from
the top of Lhotse, May 15th: Beno Kashakashvili and Piotr Pustelnik... details
the second group consist of Kravchenko Oleg, Nedelkin Vladimir, Yakimov Andrei
and Bershov Sergei summited to the top of Everest! Our Congratulations!
17.05 The news
from Himalaya. Russian expeditions to Amadablam (6,856 μ) and Pumori (7,161 μ),
Spring 2000.... details
- Retena Odisea
Attempted the Summit
but did not make it the Summit from the North. They are returning to lower camps
in hopes of another attempt.
This man has Summitted
Everest twice already. Please tell the US Media not to call him a Client !
MAY16th ON THE WAY TO THE SECOND ATTEMPT
Hugo ascended to camp 2 this
morning, at this time he must be resting there. The weather reports inform that
in the next days will persist the good climate that we have enjoyed; this will
let us to attempt again the summit during the five following days.
A lone climber from Canadian
attempts the Summit from the South Side. His name is Jeffrey Warden, and he is from
MAY 16th: PRESENTLY AT BASE CAMP, MOVING UP ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 17th, FOR SUMMIT
ATTEMPT ON SATURDAY, MAY 20th"
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