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  Mt. Everest 2005: No Known missing climbers except Маrko Lihteneker


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EverestNews.com understands there are many wild rumors out there. There are always wild rumors on Everest. EverestNews.com knows of only 1 missing climber, Маrko Lihteneker. There is more on his sad story below from his expedition leader. Several climbers have worked the last few days helping others, that were not on their teams. Due to the work of these climbers, several climbers have been located and things are better.

All climbers, that we are aware of, that there was concern about have been located. We know of no missing climbers except Маrko Lihteneker.

We understand numerous versions of what happened to Marko are out there. Numerous versions have been submitted to us! This is typical on Everest. The version that seems closest, is the one that has not been published to our knowledge. That version is that the climbers separated on or near the summit, with Victor Mliner descending and taking the radio with him. (They apparently only had one radio). Last night while the Chinese were attempting the Summit after the Third Step, they reported a 20 minute delay. We wondered then if they found a climber, as there is no reason to just stop in that area. Time will tell if this version is correct.

We should stress: It is not confirmed that Маrko Lihteneker is dead. It is confirmed he is missing, and there is great concern.

Early Today we received a message from Alexander Abramov leader of the 7 Summits Club expedition

below is the unedited message

22.05.2005 at 17.00 Victor Mliner & Vladimir Lande arrived to ABC. Their filling is well. Sherpas of china's expedition find body of climber on the altitude 8800. This body is look as Marko... Six sherpas, which climb together with members arrived to ABC. Pasang Dorji is freese [frostbite] his right hand.

We decided to hold the e-mail, but we understand it is now being posted across the internet in various forms.

Prayers for the family of Маrko Lihteneker

 

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