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  Mt. Everest 2005: Team Honda summits 4 on Everest!


Mr. Honda and Mr. Ngatemba sherpa

Update May 30th, 2005: Updates from Base Camp.

May 31, 2005, Team Honda Everest 2005, Team member Mr. Takeshi KODAMA (1st time summit) and climbing Sherpa Mr. Pasang Rinji Sherpa (4th time Summit) summited at 7:55 am Nepal time. Mr. Shigeki Imoto (2nd Time summit) and Mr. Danuru Sherpa (6th time summit) reached the Mt. Everest summit at 9:40 NST. They left C4 at 10:00pm for summit attempt. Team leader Mr. Michihiro Honda is fine and happy to hear the news

Updates from Base Camp: May 31, 2005, Team member Mr. Takeshi KODAMA and climbing Sherpa Mr. Pasang Rinjee Sherpa summited at 7:55 am Nepal time. Mr.Shigeki Imoto and Mr. Danuru Sherpa are on their way to summit. They left C4 at 10:00pm for summit attempt

Update 26th May, Team leader Mr. Michihiro HONDA has went back to Kathmandu for medical treatment, he had snow blindness and frozen right hand fingers at camp IV, today he took medical checkup and got dressing on his right hand finger at the CIWEC clinic in Kathmandu.  Mr. Honda will stay in Kathmandu and have regular medical treatment.

Other two member Mr. Shigeki Imoto and Mr. Takeshi KODAMA start climbing on 27th May, planning to reach the summit on 30th May 2005.  Will inform the detail schedule as soon as we receive from the Base camp.

Team Members:

1. Mr. Michihiro HONDA (66) - Team Leader

2. Mr. Shigeki IMOTO (42) - Deputy Team Leader

3. Mr. Takeshi KODAMA (30) - Member

BC Manager Takafumi Tatsuno

Mr. Ngatemba Sherpa, who made a 10th successful of ascent on Mt Everest is climbing with this team.

Sherpa Staff Name of "Team Honda Everest 2005"

1. Ngatemba Sherpa - 10 Times Everest Summiteer

2. Lhakpa Nuru Sherpa - 1 Time Everest Summiteer

3. Danurbu Sherpa - 5 Times Everest Summiteer

4. Pasang Rinji Sherpa - 3 Times Everest Summiteer

5. Doma Chhiri Sherpa - Upto 8000m

6. Nima Tendi Sherpa - Upto 7000m

7. Furtemba Sherpa - Upto 7000m

8. Dendi Sherpa - 7000m

Update 5/19/2005: The Team Honda already departed to Camp 3 from Camp 2 this morning. (Note Team Honda has a camp 5!)

Update 5/18/2005: Team Honda Everest 2005 - New plans for summit on 22nd May.

19th May C2 to C3

20th May C3 to C4

21st May C4 to C5

21st May 21:00 PM start for summit from C5 and back for C4

23rd C4 to C2

24th C2 to BC

And in this morning, all of the Sherpa team going up to C2 they will join and join with the Team Honda around afternoon.

Update 5/11/2005: Due to the strong wind they postponed the summit date as follows. Now, their summit date is on 20th May.

Latest schedule received from our BC Manager Takafumi Tatsuno at Everest Base Camp today.

 

5-12: BC to C1

5-13: C1 stay (Acclimatization)

5-14: C1 to C2

5-15: C2 stay (Acclimatization)

5-16: C2 to C3

5-17: C3 to C4

5-18: C4 stay (Acclimatization)

5-19: C4 to C5

5-20: C5 to Summit and back to C4

5-21: C4 to C2

5-22: C2 to BC

Japanese team "Team Honda Everest 2005" led by Mr Michihiro Honda (66) departed to Everest Base camp on 23 March. A three members team is permitted to climb Mt. Everest from normal route. During their expedition they will set up camp V near balcony and supposed to attempt the top of the world around mid of May 2005.

A team member Mr Shigeki IMOTO, who have already made a successful attempt from the difficult route North-East ridge in 11 May 1995.

Team Members:

1. Mr. Michihiro HONDA (66) - Team Leader

2. Mr. Shigeki IMOTO (42) - Deputy Team Leader

3. Mr. Takeshi KODAMA (30) - Member

BC Manager Takafumi Tatsuno

Mr. Ngatemba Sherpa, who made a 10th successful of ascent on Mt Everest is climbing with this team.

Sherpa Staff Name of "Team Honda Everest 2005"

1. Ngatemba Sherpa - 10 Times Everest Summiteer

2. Lhakpa Nuru Sherpa - 1 Time Everest Summiteer

3. Danurbu Sherpa - 5 Times Everest Summiteer

4. Pasang Rinji Sherpa - 3 Times Everest Summiteer

5. Doma Chhiri Sherpa - Upto 8000m

6. Nima Tendi Sherpa - Upto 7000m

7. Furtemba Sherpa - Upto 7000m

8. Dendi Sherpa - 7000m

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