NEWSLETTERS - Everest Expedition 2006

Newsletter 109 June 2006

Reflections on Everest 2006 When our team first met in Kathmandu at the end of March, there was a spectacular partial eclipse of the sun. At the time I was asked if this was a good or bad...

Newsletter 919 May 2006

Everyone back at Basecamp Everyone is down from ABC including Mario the Swiss Guide plus Dangima Sherpa who climbed with Kari Kobler has just arrived for lunch after making the first...

Newsletter 816 May 2006

Everest Summit Success A quick news letter just received from ABC with an update of summit success. Those who reached the summit on 14 May. Bill Crouse, USA, (5th summit) Ken...

Newsletter 714 May 2006

Everest Summit Success News dispatches are usually sent by e-mail from ABC or BC, but hot from the North Col, by telephone, we can tell you that... Summit attempts were delayed by 24...

Newsletter 69 May 2006

Well, we are ready Today Team 1 headed out of ABC for the North Col and then higher. The plan at this stage is to summit on Saturday the 13th. Team 2 will follow tomorrow with summit day...

Newsletter 51 May 2006

Himex Report Well we all woke up this morning pinching ourselves to ensure the results of yesterday were true, that 6 of our Sherpa team led by Phurba Tashi summited Mount Everest at 15.05...

Newsletter 429 April 2006

Himex Report The team is back in ABC with smiles all round after spending a night at Camp one. Tim has just set off for his night of acclimatisation with a one of the film crew. The sun is...

Newsletter 324 April 2006

Report - 7000 metres 24/4/06 Yesterday the climbing really started with our first climb to the North Col with all the climbers and guides making it with the exception of the Doc who was...

Newsletter 222 April 2006

April 22, ABC Over Saturday, Sunday and Monday (15th - 17th) both waves of clients, guides and film crew arrived at ABC via Interim camp, lucky it was there as the first trip up this 22 km of...

Newsletter 110 April 2006

Himalayan Experience Base Camp Most everyone arrived in Kathmandu on the 30th of March and assembled at the Hotel Tibet. From there everyone was introduced during an early evening get...