8000 Meters Facts
7 Summits Club:
Abramov Alexander reports from Everest ABC (6300m), Tibet.
(expedition leader) reports from Everest ABC (6300m), Tibet.
April 2005: Today heavy day was. All day blew an ice wind. All Sherpas
which were on the Saddle and were going to make one more rise on 7700м, in
result have gone down in base camp. From below Members are approaching.
Yesterday Ivan Dusharin, Yuri Taidakov, Igor Pokhvalin, Dyma Tsokur came.
Today they have left upwards to spend the night on a the Saddle. A bad
weather, but I nevertheless have advised to go upward because tomorrow
weather is even worse. Now from below came Sasha Yakovnko, two Slovenes
Маrkо and Victor, we are waiting for Christian. Karo came still yesterday,
but now he is waiting for James Wilde. He has stopped in the Middle
Camp because he has forgotten clothes from gore-tex. Also Sergey Semenov
is in the Middle Camp, he goes together with James. Nikolay Cherny now is
near to come in the АВС, we should exchange places with him tomorrow. In
АВС Harry also sits and waits for the clients. They (Noel and Lynn),
together with the doctor have left for Jangmu. There they find out state
of health of Noel. For the nearest three days bad weather is promised: a
strong wind, snow. So, probably, gradually everyone will go down to the
AlpIndustria Adventure team Project
In seasons 2003 and 2004
Russian Adventure Team organized 2 successful commercial expeditions on
Everest from Tibet side. Based on the last 2 years' experience, RAT is
launching another Everest expedition in spring 2005.
"Looks like people trust us,
- says Alexander Abramov (Alex), the founder and permanent leader of Russian
Adventure Team Everest Expeditions - and this year the list of participants
is practically ready before the New Year.
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