4/30: Alex Abramov from camp ABC: in a trap
Hello! This is Alex Abramov from camp ABC. For three days we are in the
advanced base camp of Everest. Wind is very strong and, in general, such a
trap it is. We will not go down, still we want to go to acclimatize to the
North Col and Changtsze. Up, but, we could not go, because in the horizontal
field before a beginning of steep slope at the North Col there is a real
It is Alex Abramov from Everest. A few days ago we went down to the base camp,
and then our team went on vacation 50 kilometers below the base camp at 4200
meters altitude. There we rested well. We stayed two nights in Tashidzhong, we
ate mutton meat, useful for mental activity.
And finally, we reached the ABC camp at the height of 6400 meters. There are
very strong wind, then we spent the past two days, two nights here ... Today,
the second team comes from the bottom up.
Today our first team conducted studies on the natural ice. On the ice slopes
we climbed up, then traverse across the ice, using ropes and went down. So a
several times. It was quite useful.
Now on the North Col, where we're going to go to sleep, it is very strong
wind. Half of the tent is broken. Our tents are all, because Sherpas have put
them down in order to not break. Well we'll see. Well, until we have a plan to
spend a night on theNorth Col
Exploration of a new route
Hello! This is Alex Abramov from Everest. We are now at an altitude of 6400
meters in advanced base camp. This is the first team. The second team is in
the intermediate camp at 5800 meters. Weather, in general, it is not bad. The
sun is shining, however, the clouds in the afternoon. Today we made a
reconnaissance, we want to make a new route across the top of Changtse ascent
on Everest. Today we made an exploration ...
Today the Everest team of the 7 Summits Club visited the Potala, the former
palace of the Dalai Lama. All members were delighted. We note a good attitude,
hospitality of Tibetans.Everything in this country seems unusual. Even the
World Map they have unusual ....
Alex Abramov and Mingma (Director 7 Summits Adventures) visited the STMA -
Tibet Climbers Alliance, which organizes our Everest expedition. We met with
the chairman of the STMA Mr. Chang. And the manager, whose name is Tsedron.
The meeting was held in a friendly atmosphere.
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