NEWSLETTERS - Manaslu 2012

Newsletter #1210 October 2012

After the frantic packing at BC and our orderly departure to Samagon for one night and then the helicopter flight back out to Kathmandu, members have now all departed in one direction or...

Newsletter #112 October 2012

Peaks, Partying and Packing. It is with a great sense of both relief and satisfaction that all members, sherpa and guides are down at base camp after a successful ascent of the mountain...

Newsletter #1030 September 2012

Newsletter #10 - Manaslu 2012 Tamding: Summit day 30 Sept 2012-09-30 Everyone departed C4 at 05.50. 09.00     Lhakpa Nuru & Tshering Tashi 09.05     Shinji...

Newsletter #929 September 2012

A busy day on the hill. It turned pout to be quite busy for Himalayan Experience today. Members went up from C2 to C3 without incident, however Susumu san felt that this was his limit, so...

Newsletter #827 September 2012

Newsletter #8 - Manaslu 2012 Some forward progress It is hard to be positive on the mountain this year, but despite all the various set backs, our team at last started making forward progress. On 27th all the members...

Newsletter #725 September 2012

Newsletter #7 - Manaslu 2012 How situations can change in such a short period. Sorry for this delayed newsletter, however I have been a bit busy over the last couple of days, and it is only now that our camp is back...

Newsletter #619 September 2012

Newsletter #6 - Manaslu 2012 Sun & Snow It was great to wake up a couple of days ago to not hear the sound of rain on the tent, instead it was snowing. But snow actually makes it dryer at BC than rain, but still...

Newsletter #517 September 2012

Newsletter #5 - Manaslu 2012 Rain, Rain, Rain Despite the constant rain at BC, the Himex team has been busy. On the afternoon of the 12th members made their way up to C1 in the rain, arriving to camp looking like...

Newsletter #411 September 2012

Newsletter #4 - Manaslu 2012 Crevasse Rescue, Golf and Birthday The Himex team is on a day off after spending the last few days staying at C1, then going up to C2 to check the route out and for acclimatisation,...

Newsletter #310 Sep 2012

Newsletter #3 - Manaslu 2012 Sacks & Ladders As usual our meteorologists at Meteotest in Bern, Switzerland have provided us with a pretty accurate forecast and we have been able to plan our activities on the...

Newsletter #25 Sep 2012

Newsletter #2 - Manaslu 2012 Hi folks A lot has happened since our first Manaslu newsletter this season. But this is the first note from Base Camp. At the very last minute Gary Jones and John Thomssen...

Newsletter #116 aug 2012

Newsletter #1 - Manaslu 2012 Firstly I have to apologise that the newsletters this season will not be as entertaining as when written by Billi Bierling, however she has decided to climb Makalu with Kari Kobler this season,...