Second Summit Team move to High Camp
31 May 2005
Jamie and the team report cloud and moderate winds greet them at the tent door this morning at 7700m camp.
The weather reports – we have given up listening to after yesterdays debacle.
First Wave Successful Everest Summit 6:40 am
30 May 2005
27th May we left ABC bound for the summit and initially spent the nights of the 27 & 28 May at the North Col, 7050m our Camp One. The idea was we would have an entire day to rest, hydrate and get all
Back at ABC!
31 May 2005
Duncan Chessell, Julian Thompson and Dawa Sherpa are safely back at ABC. Other team members Jamie, Paul, Moe and Surki and Wangchu Sherpa, are still high on the mountain, planning to move to 8200m tod
Arrived at 7900m
29 May 2005
4pm - Late afternoon Mount Everest time - early evening in Australia
Duncan Chessell reported that his team arrived a couple of hours ago at their camp 2 on Mount Everest. In the background of the
Heading on up
Duncan phoned into say that the weather on Everest seems to be finally cooperating - the winds are light.
Friends may be interested to know that recently qualified NZMGA aspirant guide Tsher
Were Off to the Summit!!
May 27th 2005
Today we leave ABC for our summit push. We hope to summit Monday the 30th May.
Thanks to all the family and friends for emails of support, lets hope it all comes together.
The Weather looks
Weather Window opening?? Time to get high!
25 May 2005
Summit push is planned for a 30th May or 1st - 2nd June.
There are two windows of opportunity appearing on the radar. The first on the 30th May will is predicted for 20 Knots of wind and -23? C, w