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  • Everest Expedition 2011 - Daily Dispatches
    raindrops We all felt strong after a good night sleep and we actually arrived here in Namche a little before two pm We arrived at 3443 meters We also had some time to do shopping and made a sweet little shop owner very happy when all four of us bought gear and clothes from her In Namche we ll stay for two nights and tomorrow we ll go for a

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  • Everest Expedition 2011 - Daily Dispatches
    project on Mt Everest Saving Mt Everest this year which is managed by Everest Summiteers Association ECo Himal and the Swedish Tommy Gustafsson mentioning just a few involved The stank was exceptionally bad and we wanted to get out of there as soon as possible but Thomas was running around with his camera on his shoulder with a big smile on his face We returned to the temple area and

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  • Everest Expedition 2011 - Daily Dispatches
    BUT One of the planes got some technical problems Pemba and me got stucked at the Kathmandu airport when Kame and the rest of the group flew with another plane up to the beloved mountains Darn Instead we got a helicopter What an awesome ride We were all excited to go and we began our trek at two in the afternoon in the warm sun Trekking downhill for two hours

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  • Everest Expedition 2011 - Daily Dispatches
    on the other hand tried out her oxygenmask at the PP Peak Promotion office and was interviewed by Elisabeth A famous lady recording all expeditions to Mt E and other mountains in Nepal from around 1960 until this day Thomas was busy interviewing Wongchu director and co owner of PP He also went to the government s office to meet the minister of tourism He was wearing swim shorts and

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  • Everest Expedition 2011 - Daily Dispatches
    sir But exited to finally be here after months of preparation back in Canada In the evening the four of us Christine Robin Thomas and me were invited for a Welcome dinner at a local restaurant by the Peak Promotion The food was great and we had an awesome time together Traditional dancers and singers were entertaining and me were also dragged up on the dance floor and showed the

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  • Everest Expedition 2011 - Daily Dispatches
    nap Robin went to get his cargo with all his climbing equipment in it After three hours he still wasn t back at the hotel They had difficulties trying to open his box since he had forgotten his key to the padlock But at least he got his box In the afternoon Thomas arrived in Kathmandu When he was settled we had something to eat and since we all looked

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  • Lhotse Expedition - Dick Morse- Lhotse Expedition 2010- Daily Dispatch
    until the 22nd or 23rd There is a slight chance for a brief drop in the winds around the 15th to the 178th At this point we are planning to go back up on the 13th May 9th 2010 Today Mingmar and Ngima talked with the Russian climbers at base camp They had gotten within 150 meters of the summit on Lhotse before they had to turn back One of their climbers had become ill probably Cerebral Edema Before they were able to get back to camp 4 he had died They apparently had bee climbing without oxygen They had cut open our duffel bag in our tent at camp 4 in search of oxygen mask and regulator All we had at the camp was our oxygen We had not taken the masks or regulators up there yet At base camp it is sunny with some wind but it looks very windy up higher May 8th 2010 Resting at base camp and watching the weather Mingmar got a radio call from Kame another Peak Promotion Sherpa While descending from Everest camp 4 he saw a body tied off the fixed line just below our camp 4 on Lhotse We were not sure but more than likely it was one of the Russian climbers trying to climb Lhotse I also found out that while Mingmar was digging out a tent platform at Lhotse camp 4 he had a close call Snow that he had dug out of the steep slope gave way while he was standing on it Fortunately he had changed from using a shovel to his ice axe and was able to arrest his slide on the Lhotse Face If he had still been using the shovel he would not have been able to stop a long fall down the face May 7th 2010 Today Mingmar and Nigma returned to base camp shortly after noon The weather forecast is for high winds starting tonight and continuing for several days We will watch the forecasts for a weather window to climb May 6th 2010 Mingmar Nigma and another Sherpa got up to camp 4 with very heavy loads They carried all of the oxygen up from camp 2 to camp 3 Than they picked up rope and hardware left at camp 3 to fix the route up to camp 4 From camp 3 they followed the Everest route fixed line up past the Yellow Band About two thirds of the way between the Yellow Band and the Geneva Spur they started fixing about 200 meters of line up to Lhotse camp 4 All went well and they were able to set up camp 4 and than return to camp 2 for the night May 5th 2010 Mingmar Nigma and another Sherpa went up to camp 2 The weather this morning was cloudy with snow showers but light winds Hopefully the winds will stay low and snowfall light for the next few days I continue to stay at base camp May 4th 2010 My Sherpa s and I are resting at base camp Mingmar is not a lot better but has decided that he and Nigma will go back up to work on the route to camp 4 tomorrow I will continue to stay at base camp to rest for our summit push Mingmar has been able to recruit a Sherpa from another team to help carry rope and hardware up to camp 4 They will also carry our oxygen up to camp 4 depending on the weather May 3rd 2010 Rest day at base camp Light winds and snow flurries in the afternoon Mingmar talked with the HRA doctors and they confirmed that he had Bronchitis He will continue the antibiotics and also use a nasal spray to help him breath better at night According to Peter Hackett one of the two HRA doctors here at base camp now a large percentage of climbers here have some degree of Bronchitis You just have to live with the cough and try you best to keep your sinus clear at night and avoid breathing through your mouth unless you enjoy a really sore throat in the morning May 2nd 2010 When we woke up this morning it was still very windy and snowing We decided quickly that there was no chance of going up to establish camp 4 this morning Our only option was to go down to avoid using up food supplies at camp 3 There was about six to eight inches of new snow with more falling We packed up and headed down by 9 AM Descending in white out conditions made progress slow but we got back to camp 2 around 11 AM Visibility remained very poor all the way to camp 2 We left our sleeping gear at camp 2 and took a short break before continuing on down to base camp Even in the icefall the visibility remained poor until just above base camp We were back at base camp by 2 PMwhere there were 3 to 4 inches of new snow and flurries continued through the afternoon May 1st 2010 We all moved up to camp 3 today Mingmar did not seem to be doing any worse today This was my first time up to camp 3 this year At the start of the face we had lots of spindrift while crossing the bergschrund crevasse at the base of the face After that the climb was mainly on ice with only spots of snow cover When we got to camp 3 Mingmar and Nigma set up a tent for me We settled into our tents and had dinner By early evening the wind picked up and snow began to fall The snow and wind continued through the night You could hear avalanches coming down the face throughout the night Fortunately camp 3 is located in a relatively safe location April 30th 2010 Mingmar Nigma and I went back up to camp 2 today We made good

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  • Climbaxe on Top 2009 - Picture Gallery
    Climbaxe on Top 2009 Picture Gallery

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