8000 Meters Facts
7 Summits Club: Two Summits!
On May, 21st at 12:30 local
time members of the international expedition 7 Summits Club Slovenes Маrko
Lihteneker (45) and Viktor Mlinar (38) have successfully ascended to the
top of Everest. They were the first this year ! Slovenes climbers
successfully used a small window of weather. Now on Everest and in camp
ABC the strong wind blows. Possibly, today this window will be closed,
presumably till May, 27th. On our information, today about 15 climbers
could reach the top. The majority left on an ascent have been forced to
Abramov Leader of expedition.
In seasons 2003 and 2004
Russian Adventure Team organized 2 successful commercial expeditions on
Everest from Tibet side. Based on the last 2 years' experience, RAT is
launching another Everest expedition in spring 2005.
"Looks like people trust us,
- says Alexander Abramov (Alex), the founder and permanent leader of Russian
Adventure Team Everest Expeditions - and this year the list of participants
is practically ready before the New Year.
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