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  SummitClimb Pumori 2006 Dispatch 4: Another peaceful day in Kathmandu today......


Dan Mazur climbing steep snow on the way to camp 2. Camp 1 can be seen below. Copyright©Ryan Waters

Dear EverestNews.com readers, Another peaceful day in Kathmandu today......

While the political situation may be relatively calm, our day certainly was the opposite! Many things happened today including the shipping of 2000kg of food and equipment to Lukla, Philip and I sorted through and restocked our medical kit, and the remaining members of our team arrived.

 

The team roster now reads -

 

Jay Reilly - Australia - Leader

Philip Ling - Australia - Leader in Training

Mickeal Forsberg - Sweden

Richard Carlsson - Sweden

Tony Segelstrom - Sweden

Dennis Jonsson - Sweden

Jonas Ahlman - Sweden

Fritz Radun - Germany

John Kazanas - Australia

Walter Reisinger - Canada

Jack Hudock - USA

Matt Vulk - USA

Les Williams - New Zealand

Bert Veldhuis - Netherlands

Amanda Fitschen - South Africa

John Percy - Australia and UK

 

Our Trekking Members -

 

Dave Vlasblom - Canada

Will Denny - UK

Owen Sharkey - Ireland

 

Our Staff -

 

Kaji Tamang - Basecamp Sirdar

Lakpah Kongle Sherpa - Climber

Phuri Sherpa - Climber

Tenzing Sherpa - Climber

Shera Sherpa - Climber

Lakpah Chiri Sherpa - Climber

Jay Bahdur Nagarkoti - Cook

Temba Sherpa - Kitchen

Lakpah Gamu Sherpa - High Cook

Nirinjin Rai - Kitchen

 

We plan to leave Kathmandu tomorrow for our flight to Lukla, so there will be a short gap in the dispatches. Expect to hear from us again on the 4th March from Namche Bazar!

 

Thank you for following news of our expedition,

From all of us at Summitclimb.com

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