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- Only the Strongest
Summit on Saturday from the South:
Babu Chiri Sherpa (his
10th Summit without Bottled Oxygen) and setting the speed record (15 hours and
56 minutes from BC to the Summit on the South Side).
Tshering, Ang Dorje, Nuru Wangchu, Mingma Tenzing, Mingma
Dorje, Karchen Dawa, and Tenzing Dorje.
If you missed Byron
and CBC yesterday. Check them out at http://cbc.ca/everest2000
They updated all day
long as planned.
Numerous others did
not make the attempt or turned
Our Question, right
now is : Was
Byron the only Non-Nepal climber to make the Summit last night ? He is the only
one we have confirmed !!
Summits: Pemba Dolma (first woman from Nepal to Summit
from the North) and Dolf Riest with the Swiss.
Dolf Riest, (correctly spelled Dolf Reist),
is of course the the fifth person to Summit Everest. He did so On May 24th,
1956. This was posted to confirm if others were copying our News. Now we know...
Very Very sad.
- Thrane & Thrane all
Danish Mount Everest Expedition
returned early in his summit attempt due to malfunction of oxygen system and
illness, he is now in camp 2.
Jan Mathorne and Allan
Christensen (without bottled oxygen) made it to the south summit, but then
returned due to high wind. One
of our sherpas made it to the summit.
Regards, Henrik Jessen
The BigE-expedition and its
progress can be followed at Thrane & Thranes website: http://www.tt.dk/everest/intro.html
As time draws short for our attempt on this mountain, Paul and Andrew have
headed up today for their final summit attempt. The weather forecast indicates
an opportunity on May 23rd, so that will be their aim. Today they have gone to
camp 2 and weather permitting, they will continue their ascent to arrive at camp
4 on the afternoon of the 22nd.They will be accompanied on the attempt by their
Sherpa team of Nima Ghombu and Tsillen.
turned around but Babu made the Summit, so the expedition is very happy. Check
them out ! http://www.everest2000.net
Spring 2000: A
14 year boy
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.
boy did attempt the Summit last night, but did not make the Summit.
- Retena Expedition Odyssey
Attempted the Summit Friday night again, but had to turn around.
- AL FILO DE LO IMPOSIBLE (Irvine & Mallory)
In Spring 2000, Juan Oiarzabal
from Spain will head an expedition to emulate Mallory & Irvine's 1924
attempt on Everest. Juan is one of only 6 men to Summit all
of the 14 8000 meter peaks. This expedition will film their climb while
attempting to reproduce Mallory & Irvine's ascents. Juan and his expedition
will attempt the same route as Mallory & Irvine without the use of bottled
oxygen. Juan Oiarzabal is clearly one of the greatest H. A. climbers ever, gives
this group hope and credibility.
The Expedition climbing members
are: Juan Oiarzabal, Alberto Zeraνn, Iρaki Querejeta, Ferrαn Latorre, Juan
Vallejo, Josu Bereciartua, Oscar Cadiach expedition members. (Spanish Spellings)
What is their Everest experience?
Alberto Zerain climbed Everest (S Col) in May 1993. Oscar Cadiach climbed Everest
in Aug 1985 (N Col route) and May 1993 (S Col). Juan Oiarzabal did the 14 8000m
peaks between 1985 (Cho Oyu) and 1993 (Everest S Col with oxygen.).
Attempted the Summit and turned around Friday night; More on this on Monday or
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