Update: Edwin and Pemba Dorje turned, they are back to the Col (say it is
quite windy there). Eefung, Khong Lean, Yen Kai and Kami, Lhakpa Tshiri, and
Dorje are continuing up....
Update: Edwin Siew with
The Singapore Premier Taxi Everest Expedition without oxygen
has headed up!
Rest of the members Singapore University Team: Eefung, Khong Lean,
Yen Kai & Edwin are trying again tonight. Sherpas with them are Kami, Lhakpa
Tshiri, Dorje, Pemba Dorje.
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