Area after the summit pyramid ©EverestNews.com
Update May 21st, 2005: The report: "Two Slovenian climbers,
Marco and Victor, summited Everest this morning. I don't know what team they
are in but they definitely summited."
Second report: "Two climbers from Slovenia - Marko
Lihteneker in Viktor Mlinar which are members of Russian commercial expedition
(leader Alexander Abramov) came from north side on the top of the planet Earth
at 12.30 PM (Chinese time)."
They were of course with Alex's 7 Summit Expeditions team
(commonly called the Russian Team). Vladimir Lande has some problems around
the Second Step and had to turn around!
Marco Lihteneker has not made it back to high camp (camp 3)
yet. Victor Mlinar has made it back to high camp.
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