Chinese May Summit Everest Tomorrow

Chinese May Summit Everest Tomorrow
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Twelve mountain guides, currently resting at 8,300m, lead the huge Chinese team currently on Everest. Yesterday, they cleared up the route from ABC to a high camp at 8,028m. According to official Chinese news, they continued fixing to 8,300m today, also carrying supplies and cylinders of O2. While confusion remains about certain details of this modestly reported expedition, Mingma G has confirmed the basic facts. He quotes local expedition outfitter Yarla Shampo, who says that the first team may reach the summit tomorrow. Meanwhile, the  large team of surveyors in charge of re-measuring Everest waits in ABC, ready to proceed once the trail to the top is open. Mingma also mentioned a third group of Chinese clients, currently in the high camp of neighboring Lakpa Ri (7,045m) and planning to summit that peak tomorrow. One outfitter calls Lakpa Ri “the easiest... .... Continue Reading at Explorers Web



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