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MOUNT EVEREST assessment…

 

This is an account of the final ascent of the MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION 2013

May 16th 2013

Location – Mount Everest 8000m above sea level

Nepalese time -20.00hrs

Wind speed 50 mph (unconfirmed)

Temperature -45 with a wind chill – mild snow fall

Visibility – 10 metres

 

Singi Lama was the lead Nepalese guide – I was next followed by Dr Peter Bradley and the second guide Pemba Sherpa. Both guides had climbed Everest twice and were veterans of 7000 and 8000m peaks. They were also my good friends who I trust with my life.

We set off in terrible conditions – tents had already blown down Continue reading…