Vojvodinean expedition on the
top: Messages from the Team
29th, 8.00 AM - Members of Vojvodinean expedition "Everest 2005" confirmed
that one climber with one Sherpa overrun the top of the world. Climber Iso
Planic was faster than other 3 members of his team who enforced to turn back
because of wind.
and Sherpa seized a short period with lower wind to summit Everest and luckily
came down in HC (8300).
waiting for details Vojvodina on Everest, Serbia on Himalayas
greetings to all in Serbia below cold, cruel and stormy winded
Everest. This morning, 8.10 AM (local time) or 2.00 AM (MET) Iso Planic, one
of four climbers Vojvodinean expedition "Everest 2005" summit Mount Everest
(8.848 m). Four climbers pushed up (from HC 8300 m) at midnight (local time).
Weather has not betoken, wind was to strong and it was frosty all around.
Vojvodinean team have hoping in nocturnal standstill when wind is lower. Iso
Planic was fast enough to outrun the morning wind. The others did not,
unfortunately. We are expecting them in BC (6400 m) tomorrow. With this
summit, our expedition "Everest 2005" was successful, I mean. Miodrag
Jovovic, leader of Expedition
Vojvodina is the northern
province of Serbia and Montenegro. It is located in the heart of the Balkans
in Southeast Europe. Although Vojvodina is flat, climbing has become a
tradition. The first Vojvodina climber to scale Mont Blanc was in 1924, since
then they have reached the summits of the highest peaks in South America,
Asia, Europe and Australia. The only peak they are missing is Everest and they
hope to climb to the summit in 2005.
The expedition is being
organized by the Mountaineering Association of Vojvodina. The members of the
team are as follows, Miodrag Jovovic, Milivoj Erdeljan, Goran Ferlan, Andor
Luhovic, Mirjana Vasut, Mirjana Stevanovic, Iso Planic and Hoselito Bite.
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