Everest Expeditions: Everest 2001
down for the India East Ridge Expedition)
2001, two expeditions from India will attempt the Summit
of Everest from the Nepal side of the mountain. The Handicap
Expedition 2001 India - Everest, with 7 members, will
be led by Baba Munindra Pal. Mr. Pal has only one leg and uses a crutch.
Mr. Pal, reportedly, lost a leg when he fell off a train.
Pal will not be the only disabled expedition on the
south side of Everest. The Everest Expedition 2001
"Anything is Possible", will be led by
disabled mountaineer Gary
Guller who only has one arm. Gary, is well know as
the owner of the expedition company Arun Treks. Gary's
expedition will be featured on EverestNews.com.
other India expedition will be the Indian Army Everest
Expedition with 12 members. This Expedition will be
led by Lt.
Col. Mr. S.C. Sharma. This expedition is significant
in that it is the first Indian Army expedition on
One more member & four Sherpa the second group of
Indian Army Expedition to Mt. Everest has been
successful to climb the summit, of 8,848 m high worlds
highest peak Mt. Sagarmatha on 24th May at 5.25
Havalder. Mr. Chhering Narbu Bodh (32 Yrs), from
Indian Army, India.
2) Mr. Tendi Sherpa (28 Yrs) HAS, Gudel VDC-4,
3) Mr. Mingma Tshering Sherpa (21 Yrs), HAS,
Juving VDC-1,Kharikhola, Solukhumbu.
4) Mr. Pasang Gelu Sherpa (37 Yrs), HAS, Juving VDC-1,
5) Mr. Pasang Sherpa (35 Yrs) HAS, Juving VDC-1,
They had started the summit bid on 23rd May 2001 at
9.00 PM from camp IV (South Col). This Twelve
member expedition team was permitted to climb Mt.
Sagarmatha from South East Ridge under the Leadership
of Col. K. Kumar (44 Yrs) from Indian Army, during
this Spring Season of 2001.
May 23rd: SEVEN
MEMBERS OF INDIAN ARMY EVEREST EXP 2001 ALONG WITH
THREE CLIMBING SHERPAS REACHED THE SUMMIT OF MT
EVEREST ON MORNING OF 23RD MAY 2001. FIRST CLIMBER
REACHED AT 7.20 AM AND OTHERS FOLLOWED.
SECOND SUMMIT TEAM OF THREE MEMBERS & THREE
SHERPAS WILL ATTEMPT SUMMIT ON 24TH MORNING.
Indian Army has successfully climbed the summit of Mt.
Everest on 23rd May 2001 at 7:35 a.m. and 9:05 a.m.
23rd May, 7:30 a.m.
1) Nb Sub. Mr. Amar Prakash (38 Yrs), from Indian
2) Hav. Mr. Mohinder Singh (37 Yrs), from Indian Army,
3) Nk. Mr. Chanchal Singh (34 Yrs ), from Indian Army,
4) LNk.Mr. Neel Chand (41 Yrs), from Indian Army,
5) Mr. Pasang Tendi Sherpa (25 Yrs), HAS, Juving
23rd May, 9:05 a.m.
6) Capt. Mr. Saurab Singh Shekhawat (30 Yrs), from
Indian Army, India.
7) Hav. Mr. Tilbikaram Budhathoki,(36 Yrs), from
Indian Army, India.
8) Sep. Palden Giachho (32 Yrs) from Indian Army,
9) Mr. Nga Temba Sherpa (50 Yrs), Sirdar, Juving-1,
10) Mr. Lhakpa Nuru Sherpa (22 Yrs), HAS, Juving-9,
They started from camp IV (south Col.) for the summit
on 22nd May 2001 at 10 PM. This twelve member
expedition team was permitted to climb Mt. Sagarmatha
from South East Ridge route under the Leadership of
Col. Mr. K. Kumar (44 Yrs) from Indian Army during the
Spring Season of 2001. Himalaya Center
23rd May 2001 Kathmandu, Nepal
Indian Army Everest Exp 2001 is at south col on 22nd
May. They will go for summit attempt today night i.e.
22nd May and hope to summit on 23rd May.
5/17/2001 5:03am Nepal: INDIAN
ARMY EVEREST EXP 2001 STARTED FROM BC TO CAMP 2 AT 6
AM ON 19TH MAY.
5/17/2001 5:03am Nepal:
THE INDIAN ARMY EVEREST EXP 2001 IS AT BASE CAMP DUE
TO BAD WEATHER AND WAITING FOR A GOOD WEATHER WINDOW
FOR THE SUMMIT. MAY BE 19TH OR 20TH MAY.
May 11th, 2001: Indian
Army Everest exp 2001 is at camp 2 as of afternoon of
11th May 2001 and it is snowing at camp 2 at present.
May 10th, 2001: THE
INDIAN ARMY EVEREST EXP 2001 PLANS FOR AN ASSAULT
STARTING ON MIDNIGHT 13TH MAY & HOPE TO REACH THE
TOP BY 14TH MAY.
May 8th, 2001: AS
OF 7TH MAY, the team of INDIAN ARMY EVEREST EXP. 2001
IS RESTING AT BASE CAMP BEFORE the final climb. The
team will start on May 8th for CAMP 2 AND START FOR
CAMP 3 AND SOUTH COL ON 10TH MAY. The TEAM IS EXPECTED
TO GO FOR FINAL ASSAULT ON 11TH NIGHT.
Army: AS OF 1ST MAY THE TEAM IS AT CAMP 3 AND
PREPARING TO MOVE TO SOUTH COL.
the East side: The Millenium Indian Everest East
Expedition will attempt the Summit led by Mrs. Santosh
Yadav from India. The expedition has 13 members and is
supported by 8 climbing Sherpas from Asian
Indian Everest East
Expedition led by Mrs. Santosh
Yadav, two time Everest Summiter, has given up the
attempt for the summit. Source: Asian Trekking
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