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  Adventure Peaks Mt Everest 2004 Expedition


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Dave Pritt - (British) Expedition Leader (Adventure Peaks) will lead a group of 9 clients, 2 leaders, 4 BBC team making a documentary, and 15 Sherpas to Everest . Leaving Uk 29th March.

This is a professionally-led non-guided expedition which follows the original Mallory and Irvine route from the Rongbuk glacier within Tibet and still offers a real mountaineering challenge. The expedition will offer members the opportunity to tackle the mountain in a variety of ways. The choice of approach will depend on each individual’s philosophy:

  • The modern pure approach making a fast alpine ascent without the use of oxygen or any artificial aid or assistance.
  • The traditional approach with a steady build up placing intermediate camps and a final push for the summit with or without the use of oxygen.

In order to allow for those members who wish to aim for an oxygenless ascent the team will work together to establish the expedition on the mountain before any personal oxygen is carried from Advanced Base Camp.

Outline Itinerary
 
Day 1-2 Fly UK to Kathmandu
 
Day 3 Final preparations
 
Day 4 Drive to Friendship Bridge, enter Tibet overnight in Xangmu
Day 5-6 Drive to Nyalam, acclimatisation walks
 
Day 7-9 Drive to Tingri, acclimatisation walks
 
Day 10 Drive to Base Camp 5200m
Day 11-14 Preparations and acclimatisation walks
Day 15-16 Trek to ABC via intermediate camps
 
Day 17-60 Ascent of Everest
 
Day 61-63 Clear ABC & BC
Day 64-65 Return to Kathmandu
Day 66 At Leisure, evening flight
Day 67 Return flight

The Route: Base Camp will be established on the Rongbuk glacier at 5200m.
Intermediate Camp (5600m) required in order to break the approach to Advanced Base Camp in the initial stages until members become fully acclimatised.
Advance Base Camp (6200m) this will be placed high on the moraine below the North Col.
Camp 1 (7010m) established on the North Col and provides the springboard for the remainder of the ascent.
Camp 2 (7800m) high on the North ridge.
Camp 3 (8200m) established below the first step and the start of the technical difficulties. The final summit push will be made from this camp.

 

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