8000 Meters Facts
Everest Summit push of May 31st, 2005: Summit attempts South Side underway
Update 5/31/2005: Climbers are at the Balcony! Walter
Laserer, Renate Schachinger and Jose Rionda have turned around.
Will Cross, will become the
type 1 diabetic to Summit Mt Everest if
attempting with 3 Sherpas. The British commercial expedition and possibly some
of Dan Mazur guys might be up there, neither is confirmed on the push yet...
Mike Hamill, Wayne Morris, Jeff Strite, Ed Diffendal and Rex Pemberton are
among the several climbers making the summit push still going. The wind is
higher than last night... Stay Tuned!
48 or more
summited Everest from the South side yesterday!
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