Alexander Abramov about plans of climbing Mount Everest by the team of the 7 Summits Club
Dear Friends! We decided on the plan of our climbing schedule on Everest. Tomorrow morning, the Chinese "Rope Team" goes to Camp 2 and begins to fix the rope. 21st and 22nd they have to finish work on fixing ropes to the top.
The first team of the 7 Summits Club (leader Alex Abramov) should be on following schedule. May 20 – North Col. May 21 - 7800. May 22 - 8300. 23 of May, a summit bid and descent to ABC. May 24 - descent to the Base Camp.
The second team (leader Artem Rostovtsev) May 21 – North Col. May 22 - 7800. May 23 - 8300. May 24 - the summit and the descent to ABC. May 25 - descent to the Base Camp.
On May 25 in the morning yaks take all the members ' belongings to the Base Camp.
May 25th in the evening there will be a farewell party. May 26th morning departure of the entire team of 14 people in Shigatse. May 27 move to Lhasa. May 28 - flight to Chengdu and then on the flight home.
Buses and yaks are all booked!
Everest (8848m or 8844m) is Earth's highest mountain above the sea level located on the border of Nepal and Tibet (China). Climbing Everest requires careful preparation: life in ... read more »