devastates Camp I
an immense mass of snow and stones has hurried on some thirty stores that
constituted Camp I
o’clock of this morning an avalanche, a mass of snow that is down given off
and precipitated mountain with violence, has made disappear the Camp I to
6,060 meters of height. Due to this avalanche, loosening material and personal
damages have taken place.
information that we have the wreck of six are hurt of several expeditions, of
them it is in very serious state, and have begun to be evacuated mountain down
by a group of sherpas. The most serious problem is to know if it can have more
people buried under the snow.
Majorcan expedition whose remained in Camp II at those moments, we only must
be sorry, luckily, material damages, like for example the loss of a good part
of the height material of Tolo Quetglas, that he has had to return to the Base
(NOTE THIS IS UNEDITED.)
Finally, José María Álvarez "Jopela"
decided, last thursday, to follow the recommendations of the expedition
doctor and recover from his lung complaint in Periche (3,800 m). Jopela has
retired and is now on to Periche hospital to receive a treatment for his
health problems. Once he has recovered, he will head to Luckla. He will then
fly to Katmandu, where he will wait for the rest of the team to return to
Today was an avalanche in the
Camp I, but the majorcans expeditionaris was in Camp II
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