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  Mt. Everest 2005: Iran expedition summits 8!


Update 5/30/2055: 8 members of Iranian everest expedition could successfully climb the peak. 6 men and two women reach the top and the first Muslim women of the world from I.R. Iran reach the summit it was the first ascent of a Iranian women and a Muslim women expedition to Everest. After few days of bad weather the expedition left camp 4 at 10 pm on the 29th and reached the summit at 10.20am 30th. Homayoun Bakhtiyari   I. R. Iran Mountaineering Federation General Secretary

Update 5/21/2005: The First World Muslim Women From I. R. Iran Everest Expedition 2005 (report directly from the team to EverestNews.com)

Dear EverestNews, Hi. We (10 members , 4 women & 6 men) stuck in B.C. now and waiting for good weather. We tried on 13th of may and went to C2, stay there and try to get to C3 but it was really windy so we came back to C2 and stayed there for 6 days. But no way, so we came back to B.C. and now we are here. Good luck

Earlier Report: The report from the heart the avalanche from the Iran expedition

It was 5:20 Am4 May 2005.

We the Iranian expedition to Everest were in our tents in camp1. We heard sound 06 avalanche from east side.

We opened the tent to see that what happened but a great deal of snow came into our tent. It was a huge avalanche from west side of Everest shoulder. After a few seconds the wind stopped and we knew that other tents in C1 were in risk because our camp was the last and far from avalanche center.

One of our members, Azim ghaychisaz went toward C1 quickly and he saw that all tents in C1 are destroyed.

He returned to Iranian camp and asked us to help. He and Jalal Cheshmehghasabani, Dr. Mahmoud Goodarzi went quickly to help them. The nearest camp belonged to Summit Climb group. There were two men one Sherpa and one member injured. Their tents were destroyed completely and they were out of their tents. We found a tent that was usable and made it for two injured men, and carried them in to tent.

Dr. Goudarzi visited them. They did not have life threatening problems. We contacted to Base camp and asked from our leader to going to summit climb camp and inform them for helping their members. Our leader sent message to that camp and inform them. And our group left toward C2 with thanks from God for our health. We are in base camp now and waiting for good weather to climb. 

Updates

The First World Muslim Women From I. R. Iran Everest Expedition 2005

Full Team Roster:

Iranian Everest South Expedition

SN

Name

Ntionality

1

Mr. Aghbal Aflaky Aghbelagh - Leader

Iranian

2

Mr. Mahmed Shoael

Iranian

3

Mr. Azim Ghechisaz

Iranian

4

Mr. Reza Bahadorani

Iranian

5

Mrs. Farkhondeh Sadegh

Iranian

6

Mrs. Loleh Keshavarz

Iranian

7

Mr. Leila Bahram

Iranian

8

Mrs. Raya Sadat Ghazav Fary

Iranian

9

Ms. Rezvan Salmasi

Iranian

10

Mr. Reza Zarel Toudeschlci

Iranian

11

Mr. Jalal Cheshmeh Ghasabani

Iranian

Nepali staff

1

Sonam Dendu - Sirdar

HA Sherpa

2

Lhakpa Gelu (Sirdar)

HA Sherpa

3

Pasang Kazi Sherpa

HA Sherpa

4

Ang Tshiri Sherpa

HA Sherpa

5

Tshiring Tashi Sherpa

HA Sherpa

6

Lhakpa Sherpa Sherpa

HA Sherpa

7

Mingma Dorje Sherpa

HA Sherpa

8

Chang Dawa Sherpa

HA Sherpa

9

Dawa Sherpa

HA Sherpa

10

Karma Gyalzen

HA Sherpa

11

Indra Rai

C II Cook

12

Chandra Rai

Cook

13

Bhote Kazi

cook

The team:

Iranian 2005 Everest Expedition :
1- Sadegh Aghajani (Leader)
2- Eghbal Aflaki (Leading Assistant)
3- Jalal Cheshmeh Ghasabani
4- Ms. Farkhondeh Sadegh
5- Ms. Rezvan Salmasi
6- Ms. Laleh Keshavarz
7- Ms. Roya Sadat-Ghazanfari
8- Ms. Leila Bahrami
9- Ms. Nasrin Nemati
10- Ms. Parvin Rezaei
11- Reza Zarei
12- Shahab Raeisi
13- Azim Gheychisaz
14- Reza Bahadorani
15- Mehdi Sharifi
16- Farhad AziziMoghadam
17- Javad GheeahShenas
18- Mahmoud Shoaei
19- Mahmoud Goudarzi (MD)
20- Khalil Abdnekouie (Photographer)
21- Mehrdad Goudarzppour (Cameraman)

 

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