Dispatch One: China SOHU mountain climbing team has
left for DingRi
Over 50 members of China SOHU
mountain climbing team left for DingRi on April 3rd about 10:00.
It is about 230 kilometers to
DingRi, and to people's most impression is that the desolate vision throughout
the traveling. On the jeep, somebody even said that this place just like the
moon when they talked about the feelings about the wasteland. However, the
members also saw the small villages and the scene of preparing for the spring
farming in such desolate place frequently. So they sighed with emotion
unfeignedly that the life force is so strong.
Nearer to DingRi the
traveling is more difficult, because the altitude is higher, and part of the
road is covered with ice and snow.
There are several interesting
places on the way to DingRi, one is the mountain pass of CuoLa, people can
find some benthal fossils easily, the other is the mountain pass of JiaCuola,
there are lots of motley lection long narrow flags, and the sky is blue, the
cloud is white, everything there is very beautiful. Leaving from the mountain
pass of JiaCuola to the west, there is a small slope, so the members can see
the Everest now and then, they all felt exciting.
On April 3rd 5:00pm, these
members of China SOHU mountain climbing team arrived the north side of
DingRi's elevation is more than 4300 meters. If you want to ascent the Everest
on north side you must pass there. It is the last place where you can
accommodate yourself to the climate and mountain. According to the conditions
of the members' accommodation to the tablel and in county DingRi, the fifty
members will go to the base camp in three groups.
In the afternoon of April
3rd, the climbers played basketball after a rest. The captain of China SOHU
mountain climbing team and the headmaster of Tibet mountain climbing school
led over 20 assistants to the base camp of the Everest. The others will go to
the base camp in two days.