Guides Everest/Lhotse Expedition 2002
Peter Legate has passed away on Everest.
(1963), correspondent from Lymington Hampshire, UK
slipped 200 meters down into the crevasse while
descending down from camp III to Camp II on 30th
April at 6:30 am. Mr.
Peter Legate was one of the members of 9
member Himalayan Guides Everest Expedition
permitted to climb 8848 meter high Mt. Everest
from South East Ridge under the leadership of Mr.
Geoffrey Stanford (1971), service holder from
Essex UK during the spring season of 2002. Compiled
by Bikrum Pandey April 30, 2002
has received several reports and dispatches from
climbers on Peter death, which we have held today.
We will now begin posting those dispatches now
that we have received word from Nepal confirming
his death. Peter was reporting for the BBC this
year on Everest.
6 Bad Days on the Lhotse Face
Guiding Operators 8000 STATEMENT 4/30/2002
sad lull has descended over the mountain as news
drifts in over the radios concerning a fatal accident
on the Lhotse face just this morning.
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Guides Everest/Lhotse Expedition 2002 see