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  SummitClimb Pumori 2006 Jay reports in


 

This is Jay from SummitClimb calling in with the latest news from the SummitClimb.com International Pumori Expedition.  It's a gorgeous day here in Base Camp today.  I'm going to hand over to Walter Reisinger from Canada and he's going to give you the latest info on what's been happening the last few days.  Here's Walter.

 

"Thanks Jay.  Like Jay said, it's a fantastic day in Base Camp here.  Most of the team is down in Base Camp although one group is going up to ABC today.  That's Matt, Phil, Walter, Jon and Bert.  They're going to spend the night there tonight and head up to Camp 1 tomorrow and hopefully explore the route higher towards Camp 2 the day after.  Tomorrow, a second group of us is going up to ABC.  That would be Amanda, Aussie John, Jay and Jack.  I have some good news. The storms we've had the past few days are gone, and hopefully we have a more settled weather pattern in the next little while. That's it, this is Walter, turning it back over to Jay."

 

Jay Reilly:  OK, so that's it for our latest news.  We'll be updating again in a couple of days.  Thank you for listening.  Goodbye.

 

SummitClimb Pumori Spring 2006 Expedition Roster

 

Mr. Jay REILLY  Australia, Leader

MR. Philip LING  Australia, Leader In Training

Mr. Dan MAZUR  Bristol, England and Seattle, Washington, USA, Organizer

 

Mr. Jonas AHLMAN  Sweden

MR. Richard CARLSSON  Sweden

MS. Amanda FITSCHEN  South Africa

MR. Mikael FORSBERG  Sweden

MR. Jack HUDOCK  Maine, USA

MR. Dennis JONSSON   Sweden

MR. John KAZANAS  Australia

MR. Reinhold LOOS  Germany

MR. John PERCY  England

MR. Fritz RADUN  Germany

MR. Wally REISINGER  Canada

MR. Tony SEGELSTROM  Sweden

MR. Bert VELDHUIS  Netherlands

Mr. Matt VULK  California, USA

Mr. Les WILLIAMS  New Zealand

 

Trekking members:

 

MR. Will DENNY  England

MR. Eoghan SHARKEY  Ireland

MR. David VLASBLOM  Canada

Dispatch Index

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