Looking down on High camp on Mt Everest
Camp 6 for some, camp 3 for others©EverestNews.com
18th of May. Ludmila
Korobeshko and Alexander Abramov from АВС, 6400м.
The main event of last days: Vladimir Lande successfully summited Everest -
May, 15 at 9.00. He has spent, from 8300 up to the top, about 6 hours, very
good time. Vladimir climbed together with Nima Sherpa, then they have
successfully gone down. Yesterday (May, 17), Vladimir has left for Katmandu
by an evening jeep. Two days before our senior guide Nikolay Cherny and
climber Vladimir Pushkarev have left expedition through illness.
Yesterday May, 17, all first group has gathered in АВС. Abramov, Kofanov and
Коrobeshko have decided, that they are the cleverest, and came in АВС not
for 2 days, as all normal people, but for one. As a result, Kofanov is very
tired, Ludmila is simply exhausted. Only for Alex Abramov it is good, he
feels most better.
Yesterday at supper, we have together celebrated the national holiday of
Norway - Day of Independence. After supper Alex Abramov has lead a briefing.
He addressed to the group leaving upward, once again told about dangers of
Everest. Except for that, all people checked and put on masks, reducers,
oxygen cylinders. It was cheerful.
Now in the morning, we go for breakfast. After it the first group –
Ilya Rozhkov, Russia
Arkadiy Ryzhenko, Russia
Igor Plyushkin, Russia
Lorenzo Gariano, UK
Kirk Wheatley, UK
David A. Lien, USA
Slate Stern, USA
Ronald Kevin Muhl, South African
Noel Richmond Hanna, UK
Petter Kragset. Norway
Henrik Andre Olsen, Denmark
Johnny Brevik, Norway
with guides Igor Svergun and Sergey Kofanov leave on the North Col. And
further under the plan of an ascent. Weather forecast is quite favorable
now, on the nearest days 5-6.
Let's wish good luck them - good luck!
The head of expedition on Everest Alexander Abramov;
The assistant of head Ludmila Korobeshko
Vladimir Lande, was born 23.12.1968
The city of Chelyabinsk - Southern Ural
The president of companies « Russian house », "Theorem"
(retail trade, real estate).
He enters into number of 100 richest people of Cheliabinsk.
And now he became the first Everest Summiter from this nice and quite big
industrial city (about 1 100 000 persons) !
Earlier Update: One Russian climber from this expedition has been reported
to us summited. The team has not yet confirmed nor yet reported to our
Background: Expedition name "7 Summits
Expedition Leader - Alexander
Expedition guides - Alexander
Abramov, Russia (main guide and leader, Everest Summiteer, leader of 5
Svergun, Ukrain (guide, 2 times Everest summiter, from the North without
oxygen, 5 other 8-thousanders, has 2 Piolet d’Ore)
Gelu Sherpa, Nepal (sirdar, 5 times Everest Summiteer)
Kofanov, Russia (assistant guide)
Korobeshko, Russia (assistant guide)
Selivanov, Russia (doctor and ABC manager)
Onipchenko, Russia (mountain ranger, BC manager)
Chistyakov, Russia (internet project manager)
To the top
Hazelton Tyler III
Weber (blind climber)
Christopher Harris (son)
6 kitchen boys
Total: 73 (30 clients, 43
Expedition start date : April
Expedition end date : June 10
Alexander Abramov with part
of the staff arrives in Katmandu on March 20 to start the preparations for
such a big expedition. 200 oxygen bottles are already bought for the
Update: Alex is currently in Nepal meeting with Asian
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