Dispatch, 5 June, 0950 am, Nepal Time
Coster just called in to basecamp on the 9:00 am radio call. He was calling
from the south col at 8000 metres. Our SummitClimb team reached 8500 metres at
4:00 am. Arnold was not feeling well, so descended to the South Col. He is now
feeling better and resting on oxygen in the high camp. He said he is doing
fine. The rest of our team carried on towards the summit. They radioed Arnold
at 06:15 am, and the team said they were 3 hours below the summit. Arnold, on
his 09:00 am radio call to us here in basecamp, mentioned that the weather on
the south col is currently windy and clear, but their are clouds above 8500
metres on Everest. We will up date you on
progress, as we have a further radio call with Arnold at mid day, Nepal time.
We wish the team all the best of safety and luck. Thank you very much for
reading this, and for your kind and considerate support, Yours Sincerely, from
SummitClimb.com , Everest basecamp.
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