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  • Move to Camp II - Giripremi's Pune Everest Expedition 2012 - Everest Expedition - Daily Dispatches
    ahead He threw his rucksack ahead of a tent and lay beside it I was surprised and again looked at the Nupse face Oh God The avalanche was rushing towards us with tremendous pace Before I realized anything I found myself on the ground alongside of Rinji In next moment the avalanche reached us The snow was flowing with tremendous speed which threw off the tent in air Now we were directly hit by snow blast Few moments past by we were like into the clouds dense cloud of snow and ice particles We held our breath to protect us from snow getting into our lungs I had no idea what had happened to Mama and Chetan After few moments Rinji got up Still I couden t see anything Soon I realized my glacier glasses are covered by thick layer of snow I shouted to get to know whether Mama and Chetan are OK They replied OK They calculated that they probably will not reach us before avalanche and hence ran down the hump They sat down the hump holding each other We were fully covered by the snow Except few hits of small pieces of ice on our backs we were safe Soon we had thought of our friends back at camp I saw Ashish and Anand rushing towards us They both had left camp1 after us and were hit by the avalanche on their way Fortunately they were also OK What about others Climber covered with powder snow after avalanche In a few moments we saw Bhushan and Kami Sherpa waving hands towards us indicating everybody is safe They all had taken shelter inside tents at Camp1 We all were very fortunate that we had survived the biggest avalanche in our lives The scene after the avalanche was

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  • acclimatization hike - Giripremi's Pune Everest Expedition 2012 - Everest Expedition - Daily Dispatches
    elevation of 5700 meters This five hours hike was helpful for acclimatization Team also experienced very high winds at Pumori camp I 25th 26th April 2012 Rest days at Base camp Rest days at Base camp As per the schedule the team was supposed to start for C II on 26th April But as many weather forecasts sources predicted bad weather on 26th April no teams from Base camp did

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  • the highest statue of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj – Everest Base Camp - Giripremi's Pune Everest Expedition 2012 - Everest Expedition - Daily Dispatches
    community in the solu khumbu valley This project was inaugurated with installation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Statue at hotel Himalaya premises by Mr Wongchu Sherpa Director of Peak Promotion Nepal Under this project this year Giripremi has distributed forty solar lanterns to Sherpa families in the valley Giripremi is looking forward to do more of such welfare activities in future Entire Pune Everest 2012 team was present at the inauguration

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  • Rivers of Ice Exhibition at 5400 Meters – Everest Base Camp - Giripremi's Pune Everest Expedition 2012 - Everest Expedition - Daily Dispatches
    the Indus in the west to the Yellow in the east with the Ganges Bramhaputra and Yangtze Rivers in between GlacierWorks mission is to raise public awareness and to shape the government policy focused on mitigation and adaptation to the climate crisis by showing concretely what is accurately happening to populations livelihoods and echosystems in these inaccessible mountains Its goal is to use the power of images to elevate a new generation to be more acutely aware of the problem of greatly diminished water supply across the Himalaya and High Asia GlacierWorks seeks to communicate the problem of climate change with stunning images that the public can clearly understand The process of disseminating this information to the world at large involves several key elements the publication of articles and books media outreach via interviews on radio television the internet social media and film museum exhibitions liaison with policy makers lecture series and the GlacierWorks website David Breashears Executive Director Photographer David is an accomplished filmmaker adventurer author and mountaineer He is senior fellow at the Asia Society Center on U S China Relations Since 1978 he has combined his skills in climbing and filmmaking to complete more than forty film

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  • Camp2 Touch- Giripremi's Pune Everest Expedition 2012 - Everest Expedition - Daily Dispatches
    rest of the day We had early dinner at around 5 30pm and went a sleep at 6 00pm We wanted to reach Camp2 early next day and get back to basecamp The night was very cold Water vapors through our breathing condensed on the tent inner and soon formed frost of it At morning this frost started falling on our sleeping bags We got ready to move up for camp2 altitude 6300Mtr The route was through western cwm which is also called valley of silence It was very important to reach camp2 early to protect ourselves from the radiations and heat We all reached camp2 till 10 30am From here the route till south col was clear The Lohtse face Camp3 Yellow band Geneva spur and the south col everything was clearly visible The route above camp 2 is not opened yet and the entire Lohtse face is untouched till now for this year Activities are expected to start after 23rd April After spending an hour at camp2 we returned for basecamp Within an hour we descended till Camp1 Within half an hour we wound camp1 Hereafter we will not use this camp rather we will directly attempt Camp2

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  • Camp I hit - Giripremi's Pune Everest Expedition 2012 - Everest Expedition - Daily Dispatches
    After couple of hours climb through crevasses and ladders we reached avalanche area There is always danger of avalanche from Lhola face There is debris of big ice boulder on the way dislodged during avalanches in last couple of days Sherpas marked this portion using prayer flags We had to be very quick and careful in this section After this section we reached top of snow slopes full of deep

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  • Rest Day - Giripremi's Pune Everest Expedition 2012 - Everest Expedition - Daily Dispatches
    And this year is also not an exception There is lady officer s expedition from Indian army We visited Army expedition camp site and interact with the leader Col Ajay Kutiyal as well as all team members They all were stunned when they heard that many of has left the jobs for last one year for this expedition For defense people it s part of their job in fact they

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  • Sponsor Photographs - Giripremi's Pune Everest Expedition 2012 - Everest Expedition - Daily Dispatches
    2012 Sponsor Photographs in Slideshow Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player Get the latest updates via email Kathmandu Time Previous Main Next Copyright 2012

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