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  Mt. Everest 2005: Catalan Team North Side: WHILE WE WAIT, WE REFLECT...


Oriol

In these days of waiting in Advanced Base Camp for a definitive attack to the summit of Everest, all of us have time to think and reflect of why we are here, at the bottom of Everest, trying to reach the summit.  They are reflections and feelings that one way or another we would like to share with you.

Oriol

Between each stretch of cable from our generator, which by the way, thanks to a mechanical tuning we made here in Advanced Base Camp it looks like it is working again, I had the opportunity to know and live with really exceptional people; to be part of an expedition for the first time has let me know a new world of surprises, efforts, and the rewards after the efforts.  I hope to be able to share with all of you these experiences which, sincerely, I don't know if I will have words to explain them. 

Agusti

The dream of being on Everest, of wanting to wake up everyday in Advanced Base Camp has come true.  It shouldn't have been possible without the support of the City of Sant Boi, of Auto Buigasi Garro S. A., my thanks to all of them.

Living days and days sharing, working, laughing would not be possible without the teammates that come in this expedition.  This is the most important part of the success of this matter.

The constant memory of my family, Teresa, Ricard, Marcel and also the family and all the people of Sant Boi that follow our expedition, gives me courage of giving the last effort to reach the goal we have dreamt so much.

 PS :

By Carmelo

Weather 05/07/05

The pressure is normal and stable.

There has not been any precipitation and the wind has just started blowing, as the forecasts said.

Weather 05/08/05

The pressure is normal and stable. There has not been any precipitation.  The wind blows hard and starting this morning at 10h it should recede.

Note: we have the intention of going to Camp 1 on 05/12/05 to start the summit attack, we will pay attention to the weather forecasts on the next days until the 12th and then we will see what to do.

A hug.!!!

Translated form Catalan by Jorge Rivera

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