Everest SUMMITS!

Everest SUMMITS!
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Finally, Sherpa members of the Chinese team on Everest have made the summit. While official news focuses on the eight surveyors, who hope to reach the top tomorrow, the six-man vanguard fixing ropes and opening the route have succeeded putting all members on top on a sunny yet windy afternoon. The first Everest summits this season go to Dorjee Tsering, Tenzing Norbu, Dunpa, Tashi Gombu, Tsering Norbu and Dorjee, according to Mingma G. Check the summit video here.   The rope-fixing team had reached 8,600m this morning. After a short rest, they pushed on through the afternoon to the summit. The meteorologists in Base Camp have confirmed good weather for tomorrow. If so, the surveyors (and their own support team) re-measuring Everest will follow. Mingma G, who is in contact with the expedition outfitter, mentioned a third group: a commercial team... .... Continue Reading at Explorers Web



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