There appears to be some typos in the news from Nepal. The release says "5
members and 3 High Altitude Worker" but only lists 4 members and 2 Sherpas.
The team reports 4 members and 3 Sherpas, which we assume is the correct
information. It will all sort out.
As per the report of Liaison
officer and Team Leader, the following 5 members and 3 High Altitude Workers of
Jagged Globe Expedition 2005 team has been successful to scale 8848 meter high
Mt. Everest on 31st May, 2005.
31st May, 2005
1. Mr. Kenton Edward Cool (32
Yrs.), Leader, Industrial Roped Access, Sheffield, TW, U.K.
2. Mr. John Thomas Taylor (47
Yrs.), Member, Police Officer, Frankston, Victoria, Australia.
3. Mr. Gregory Martin
Lindsdell (43 Yrs.), Member, Police Officer, Safety Beach, Victoria, Australia.
4. Mr. Nicholas Phlip FARR
(39 Yrs.), Member, Police Detective, Northcote, Victoria, Australia.
5. Mr. Pema Nurbu Sherpa (25
Yrs), High Altitude Worker, Gaurishankar-1, Dolakha, Nepal
6. Mr. Pema Tshring Sherpa (22
Yrs), High Altitude Worker, gaurishankar-1, Dolakha, Nepal
The handling agency of the
Expedition Team is Summit Nepal Trekking (Pvt. Ltd.) Kathmandu Nepal.
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