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  SummitClimb Mt. Everest 2005 Tibet: 8 on the Summit for SummitClimb: Thanks!


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Update: Ryan checking in from Kathmandu. Well we arrived from the long journey last night around 6 p.m. Nepal Time from Tibet. Special thanks to our Trekking Agent Murari Sharma for a smooth transition over the border and into the party bus with San Miguel beer. We arrived at our hotel, unloaded, and hosed down the climbing members so they would appear presentable in the streets, then headed for the Everest Steak House for good steaks. We also worked on our hydration with some Everest Beer.

People are taking care of the last minute things here and enjoying Kathmandu. We will go to the Rum Doodle tonight to have our Summiters sign the wall, and then we have a celebration dinner at Murari's house. I will try to get our two western summiters to write their accounts in the coming days.  

We would like to thank Dan Mazur, Everest Parivar Expeditions, EverestNews.com, Friends, Family, and Sponsors. 

For all of the team on the 2005 Summitclimb Mt. Everest NE Ridge Expedition, this is Ryan Waters signing off.

Update: Ryan ordering the yaks...

Update: Ryan and all of this team is down and get ready to head home after successfully summiting the mountain... RYAN LIVE

Eight up to the summit and Eight down from the Summit to high camp or below... The LIVE Dispatch from Everest Summiter himself in 2004 Ryan Waters!

Update: Magnus Flock and Neal Jing from the USA has summited Mt Everest along with 6 Sherpas/Tibetans. All are at Camp 3 or below. Fredrick Strang attempted the mountain but had to turn back above the Second Step. Ryan Waters, expedition leader, send his Climbing Sirdar Jangbu Sherpa ahead with 2 other staff members (Sherpas or Tibetans) from SummitClimb and a Nepalese Sherpas from another team to fix ropes ahead of the climbers...

Jangbu Sherpa, Climbing Sirdar

Dawa Sherpa

Pema Rinji Sherpa

Ang Babu Sherpa

Furtenji Sherpa

Kipa Sherpa, Head Cook

 

Below is an updated list of our Tibetan staff: Special thanks to the Tibet Guide School:

Tibetan Climbers:

Pasang

Penba

Wangdu

Luda

 

Tibetan Kitchen Staff:

Sange

Pubu Tseren

Danzeng Tsewang

Chamba

Dispatches

 

 

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