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  Mt. Everest 2005: Majorca to the Everest: Camp One


The expedition is located Camp I

The Majorcans expeditionary have made the first section of ascent to the Everest and they have installed the Camp in the Silence Valley.

Last Sunday, the Majorcan expedition formed by Tolo Calafat, Juan Antonio Olivieri, Tolo Quetglas and Jose Maria Alvarez began the attack to the Everest, crossing the Khumbu’s ice cascade in the Camp I, in the Silence Valley to 6,060 meters of height.

The expeditionary Majorcans needed more than five hours to surpass the 700 meters of unevenness that there is between the Base Camp and Camp I. A complex and delicate itinerary that’s more dangerous in the middle where fixed metallic and prudent stairs facilitate the step.

Yesterday, the expeditionary will follow their march until closely of Camp II, but they not arrived yesterday. It will be the new challenge to surpass the next weekend, whereas in a pair of days Sherpas of height leaves it installed.

Dispatches

 

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