Update: The Japanese
climbers are now at Dingboche for their acclimatization and hopefully they
will reach at the Everest base camp on 6 April. Thank you and Best wishes.
A Japanese team "Team Honda
Everest 2005" led by Mr Michihiro Honda (66) departed to Everest Base camp on
23 March. A three members team is permitted to climb Mt. Everest from normal
route. During their expedition they will set up camp V near balcony and
supposed to attempt the top of the world around mid of May 2005.
A team member Mr Shigeki
IMOTO, who have already made a successful attempt from the difficult route
North-East ridge in 11 May 1995.
1. Mr. Michihiro HONDA (66) -
2. Mr. Shigeki IMOTO (42) -
Deputy Team Leader
3. Mr. Takeshi KODAMA (30) -
BC Manager Takafumi Tatsuno
Mr. Ngatemba Sherpa, who made
a 10th successful of ascent on Mt Everest is climbing with this team.
Sherpa Staff Name of "Team
Honda Everest 2005"
Sherpa - 10 Times Everest Summiteer
Nuru Sherpa - 1 Time Everest Summiteer
Sherpa - 5 Times Everest Summiteer
Rinji Sherpa - 3 Times Everest Summiteer
Chhiri Sherpa - Upto 8000m
Tendi Sherpa - Upto 7000m
Sherpa - Upto 7000m
Sherpa - 7000m
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