Changes from yesterday: Four from
Henry Todd's group have
pushed to Camp 3.
Team Honda have moved up to
join them. The Korean and British are at Camp 3, with apparently the Koreans
descending from Camp 4 to Camp 3 the other day (Korean news is hard).
The Korean and British group
plan to attempt the summit on the 21st. Team Honda was announced the following
plan: 20th May C3 to C4, 21st May C4 to C5, 21st May 21:00 PM start for
summit from C5 and back for C4. The
German LEIPZIG team
is also moving on to join in the summit push. Others at this point, we are
awaiting news for today. See below for where they were yesterday.
The Everest Summit push is on
from the South. The window is small and somewhat dangerous. Several independent
climbers, including one American are in the push! The American, up there
somewhere is Scott Wazny with his 2 sherpa Phur Gayljen Sherpa and Ang
Pemba Sherpa. Any information on these climbers would be much appreciated as
they don't have a sat phone..
Others up there include the Koreans and
Czechs reportedly as high as camp 4. Brits and Russians are headed up, along
Four Friends To Climb Everest For A Cure
(Apa Sherpa Again!!),
Team Honda, Asian Trekking
independent climbers (Dirk
Stephan and Keith Woodhouse plus more independents)
and of course the K2, Everest, Lhotse, etc. etc.
Pemberton is said to be moving up too, but he expected to come back down.
- Lhotse International Expedition 2005 leader Dan Mazur is sitting in the
cat bird's seat at camp 2, watching the action.
Cross is moving up...
Other groups below and notes:
Singapore teams expected to wait.
ALTRUISTIC COUPLE expected to wait
Bate expected to wait
Mountain Madness waiting
Henry Todd: Others in the group expected to wait
Himex south: waiting
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